Microsoft - Azure Administrator Associate | AZ-104

Duration

Duration:

Only 4 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

10/6/2024 (Monday)

Overview

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At Firebrand, we were awarded the Microsoft Solutions Partner for Data & AI (Azure) and Infrastructure (Azure) badges in recognition of our expertise in delivering quality solutions in this specialised business area.

On your 4-day accelerated Azure Administrator course, you'll get the skills you need as an Azure Administrator to implement, monitor and maintain Azure solutions, from storage to security and networking. You'll gain expert understanding of service capabilities within Microsoft Azure cloud.

Your expert Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) will immerse you in the curriculum with our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, helping you to build and retain information faster. You'll also have lab access 24/7 at the training centre, so you can test your skills and make the most of your stay.

You'll also learn how to:

  • Administer Azure using the Azure portal, Cloud Shell, Azure PowerShell, CLI, and ARM templates
  • Plan for, create, and scale virtual machines
  • Implement Azure storage accounts and shared access keys
  • Configure intersite connectivity solutions
  • Configure data replication, backups, and virtual networks
  • Manage network traffic, subscriptions, accounts, users, groups, and billing
  • Implement Azure policies, Azure Active Directory, Azure Active Directory Connect
  • Secure identities & monitor Azure infrastructure

Residential and Online Azure Administrator Associate course

Firebrand offers both a classroom-based and Microsoft Azure Administrator associate online course, including everything you need to get certified in record time:

  • Official courseware, labs and practice exams
  • AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator certification exam
  • Accommodation, meals and snacks (for residential courses)

You'll benefit from the latest, up-to-date Microsoft courseware and practice papers, as Firebrand is a Microsoft Learning Partner.

You'll also be prepared for exam AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator. You'll sit this exam during the course, covered by your Certification Guarantee.

If you're an Azure Administrator who manages cloud services that span across a variety of cloud capabilities, this course is ideal for you.

Benefits

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass the first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course the first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9 am – 5 pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day of quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in the Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 135,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts

Curriculum

You'll build knowledge across the following modules:

  • Module 1: Identity
  • Module 2: Governance and Compliance
  • Module 3: Azure Administration
  • Module 4: Virtual Networking
  • Module 5: Intersite Connectivity
  • Module 6: Network Traffic Management
  • Module 7: Azure Storage
  • Module 8: Azure Virtual Machines
  • Module 9: PaaS Compute Options
  • Module 10: Data Protection
  • Module 11: Monitoring

Exam Track

As part of your accelerated course, you'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

Exam AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate

  • Exam code: AZ-104
  • Languages: English
  • Domains:
    1. Manage Azure identities and governance (15-20%)
    2. Implement and manage storage (10-15%)
    3. Deploy and manage Azure compute resources (25-30%)
    4. Configure and manage virtual networking (30-35%)
    5. Monitor and back up Azure resources (10-15%)

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, you should have working knowledge of PowerShell and the Command Line Interface.

You should also be familiar with:

  • On-premises virtualisation technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks
  • Network configuration, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies
  • Active Directory concepts, including domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
  • Resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations
  • The Azure Portal
  • ARM templates
  • Operating systems
  • Virtualisation
  • Cloud infrastructure
  • Storage structures
  • Networking

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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