Duration: 4 days / 32 hours
Time: 9am to 6pm
Course Code: CRS-Q-0041749-ICT
TPGateway Course Code: TGS-2020505759

What Will Be Taught For This Microsoft Azure Course?

This course is designed for system administrators who are transitioning into Azure, as well as IT professionals who have experience with Azure and want to expand their competencies. Students will learn about virtual machines, virtual networks, and storage options through expert instruction and hands-on experience. Each of these topics is covered over a full day, giving the opportunity to dive deep into topics such as virtual machine customization, hybrid networking, and storage security. Finally, the course covers authentication, account management, and integration using Azure AD.

This course helps prepare IT professionals for the Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate Certification by passing exam AZ-103.

Module 1 - Manage Azure Identities and Governance

1.1 Manage Azure AD objects
• create users and groups
• manage user and group properties
• manage device settings
• perform bulk user updates
• manage guest accounts
• configure Azure AD Join
• configure self-service password reset

1.2 Manage role-based access control (RBAC)
• create a custom role
• provide access to Azure resources by assigning roles
• subscriptions
• resource groups
• resource (VM, disk, etc.)
• interpret access assignments
• manage multiple directories

1.3 Manage subscriptions and governance
• configure Azure policies
• configure resource locks
• apply tags
• create and manage resource groups
• move resources
• remove RGs
• manage subscriptions
• configure Cost Management
• configure management groups

Module 2 - Implement and Manage Storage

2.1 Manage storage accounts
• configure network access to storage accounts
• create and configure storage accounts
• generate shared access signature
• manage access keys
• implement Azure storage replication
• configure Azure AD Authentication for a storage account

2.2 Manage data in Azure Storage
• export from Azure job
• import into Azure job
• install and use Azure Storage Explorer
• copy data by using AZCopy

2.3 Configure Azure files and Azure blob storage
• create an Azure file share
• create and configure Azure File Sync service
• configure Azure blob storage
• configure storage tiers for Azure blobs

Module 3 - Deploy and Manage Azure Compute Resources

3.1 Configure VMs for high availability and scalability
• configure high availability
• deploy and configure scale sets

3.2 Automate deployment and configuration of VMs
• modify Azure Resource Manager (ARM) template
• configure VHD template
• deploy from template
• save a deployment as an ARM template
• automate configuration management by using custom script extension

3.3 Create and configure VMs
• configure Azure Disk Encryption
• move VMs from one resource group to another
• manage VM sizes
• add data discs
• configure networking
• redeploy VMs

3.4 Create and configure containers
• create and configure Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
• create and configure Azure Container Instances (ACI)

3.5 Create and configure Web Apps
• create and configure App Service
• create and configure App Service Plans

Module 4 - Configure and Manage Virtual Networking

4.1 Implement and manage virtual networking
• create and configure VNET peering
• configure private and public IP addresses, network routes, network interface, subnets, and virtual network

4.2 Configure name resolution
• configure Azure DNS
• configure custom DNS settings
• configure a private or public DNS zone

4.3 Secure access to virtual networks
• create security rules
• associate an NSG to a subnet or network interface
• evaluate effective security rules
• deploy and configure Azure Firewall
• deploy and configure Azure Bastion Service

4.4 Configure load balancing
• configure Application Gateway
• configure an internal load balancer
• configure load balancing rules
• configure a public load balancer
• troubleshoot load balancing

4.5 Monitor and troubleshoot virtual networking
• monitor on-premises connectivity
• use Network resource monitoring
• use Network Watcher
• troubleshoot external networking
• troubleshoot virtual network connectivity

4.6 Integrate an on-premises network with an Azure virtual network
• create and configure Azure VPN Gateway
• create and configure VPNs
• configure ExpressRoute
• verify on-premises connectivity
• configure Azure Virtual WAN

Module 5 - Monitor and back up Azure resources

5.1 Monitor resources by using Azure Monitor
• configure and interpret metrics
• analyze metrics across subscriptions
• configure Log Analytics
• implement a Log Analytics workspace
• configure diagnostics settings
• query and analyze logs
• create a query
• save a query to the dashboard
• interpret graphs
• set up alerts and actions
• create and test alerts
• create action groups
• view alerts in Azure Monitor
• analyze alerts across subscriptions
• configure Application Insights

5.2 Implement backup and recovery
• configure and review backup reports
• perform backup and restore operations by using Azure Backup Service
• create a Recovery Services Vault
• use soft delete to recover Azure VMs
• create and configure backup policy
• perform site-to-site recovery by using Azure Site Recovery

Assessment Format & Duration: (only applicable for learner taking SF grant)

Assessment Mode Duration
Written Assessment Summative 30 mins
Practical Performance Summative 90 mins
Total 120 mins


Who Should Attend This Microsoft Azure Course?

This course is for Azure Administrators. Azure Administrators manage the cloud services that span storage, networking, and compute cloud capabilities, with a deep understanding of each service across the full IT lifecycle. They take end-user requests for new cloud applications and make recommendations on services to use for optimal performance and scale, as well as provision, size, monitor and adjust as appropriate. This role requires communicating and coordinating with vendors. Azure Administrators use the Azure Portal and as they become more proficient they use PowerShell and the Command Line Interface.


• Minimum 6-months of hands-on experience administering Azure.
• Should have experience using PowerShell, Command-Line Interface (CLI), Azure Portal, and ARM (Azure Resource Manager) Templates.

  w/o GST w GST
Course Fee $2,400 $2,568
Singapore Citizen & PR aged ≥ 21 years $1,920 $2,088
Singapore Citizen aged ≥ 40 years
(SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhancement Funding)
$800 $968


  w/o GST w GST
Course Fee $2,400 $2,568
Singapore Citizen & PR aged ≥ 21 years $1,920 $2,088
Singapore Citizen aged ≥ 40 years
(SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhancement Funding)
$800 $968


  w/o GST w GST
Course Fee $2,400 $2,568
Singapore Citizen & PR aged ≥ 21 years $800 $968
Singapore Citizen aged ≥ 40 years
(SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhancement Funding)
$800 $968


Trainee shall be bound by the Terms and Conditions of any applicable funding scheme.

Please ensure that you have read our Terms and Conditions before submitting the enrolment form.

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