AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator

This course teaches IT Professionals how to manage their Azure subscriptions, secure identities, administer the infrastructure, configure virtual networking, connect Azure and on-premises sites, manage network traffic, implement storage solutions, create and scale virtual machines, implement web apps and containers, back up and share data, and monitor your solution.

This course will build on these topics with hands-on lab learnings and Knowledge Check questions.

Self-Paced course available

On-Demand Training Available

Course Duration: 4-Days (32-Hour)

10 Lab Exercises

Microsoft Official Courseware

Cloud Lab Access



Module 1: Administer Identity

You'll learn to identify the features and uses of Azure Active Directory and define the main Azure Active Directory components such as identity, account, and tenant.

  • Configure Azure Active Directory
  • Configure User and Group Accounts

Module 2: Administer Governance and Compliance

  • Configure Subscriptions
  • Configure Azure Policy
  • Configure Role-Based Access Control

Module 3: Administer Azure Resources

  • Configure Azure Resources with Tools
  • Configure Resources ARM Templates

Module 4: Administer Virtual Networking

  • Configure Virtual Networks
  • Configure Network Security Groups
  • Configure Azure Firewall
  • Configure Azure DNS

Module 5: Administer Intersite Connectivity

  • Configure VNet Peering
  • Configure VPN Gateway
  • ExpressRoute and Virtual WAN

Module 6: Administer Network Traffic

  • Configure Network Routing and Endpoints
  • Configure Azure Load Balancer
  • Configure Azure Application Gateway
  • Configure Network Watcher

Module 7: Administer Azure Storage

  • Configure Storage Accounts
  • Configure Blob Storage
  • Configure Storage Security
  • Configure Azure Files and File Sync
  • Configure Storage with Tools

Module 8: Administer Azure Virtual Machines

  • Configure Virtual Machines
  • Configure Virtual Machine Availability
  • Configure Virtual Machine Extensions

Module 9: Administer PaaS Compute Options

  • Configure Azure App Services Plans
  • Configure Azure App Services
  • Configure Azure Container Instances
  • Configure Azure Kubernetes Service

Module 10: Administer Data Protection

  • Configure File and Folder Backups
  • Configure Virtual Machine Backups

Module 11: Administer Monitoring

  • Configure Azure Monitor
  • Configure Azure Alerts
  • Configure Log Analytics

Learning Objectives

Expected Learning:
  • Secure identities with Azure Active Directory and users and groups.
  • Manage subscriptions, accounts, Azure policies, and Role-Based Access Control.
  • Administer Azure using the Resource Manager, Azure portal, Cloud Shell, Azure PowerShell, CLI, and ARM templates.
  • Configure virtual networks including planning, IP addressing, Azure DNS, Network Security Groups,and Azure Firewall.
  • Configure intersite connectivity solutions like VNet Peering, virtual network gateways, and Site-to-Site VPN connections.
  • Manage network traffic using network routing and service endpoints, Azure load balancer, and Azure Application Gateway.
  • Implement, manage and secure Azure storage accounts, blob storage, and Azure files with File Sync.
  • Plan, create, and scale virtual machines.
  • Administer Azure App Service, Azure Container Instances, and Kubernetes.
  • Backup files, folders, and virtual machines.
  • Monitor the Azure infrastructure with Azure Monitor, Azure alerts, Log Analytics, and Network Watcher.


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