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 training will help you prepare for exam AZ-104, which leads to the Azure Administrator certification. 

This course is backed up with extensive hands-on lab work and includes lab environment access during and post course completion.

Important notice!

This course is defined as a 4 day course from Microsoft. However, Glasspaper has extended this course from 4 days to 5 days to allow enough time to explain important topics. 

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This training is aimed at IT Pros who will manage an Azure Infrastructure, including storage, network, virtualization and  application management. 


To attend this training you should have:

  • basic knowledge and experience with Windows Server and Active Directory 
  • understanding for basic components in a modern infrastructure: virtualization, cloud infrastructure, storage and network configuration

Course content

This course contains of the following modules:

Configuring Azure services involves a wide range of tasks, each critical to the efficient and secure operation of cloud resources. Here's a breakdown of the tasks you've listed:

  • Configure Azure Active Directory / EntraID: Manage identities, users, and groups, and integrate with existing identity management systems.
  • Configure User and Group Accounts: Set up and manage user access, group memberships, and identity protection.
  • Configure Subscriptions: Manage Azure subscriptions, billing, and resource allocation.
  • Configure Azure Policy: Implement governance policies for resource compliance and management.
  • Configure Role-Based Access Control (RBAC): Define and assign roles to control access to Azure resources
  • Configure Azure Resources with Tools: Utilize Azure CLI, PowerShell, and the Azure portal for resource management.
  • Use Azure Resource Manager: Manage resources using the Azure Resource Manager for deployment, management, and access control.
  • Configure Resources with Azure Resource Manager Templates: Use templates to deploy and manage Azure resources consistently
  • Configure Virtual Networks: Set up VNETs, subnets, and integrate with on-premises networks.
  • Configure Network Security Groups: Implement security rules to control inbound and outbound network traffic.
  • Configure Azure Firewall: Set up and manage firewall rules for network security.
  • Configure Azure DNS: Manage DNS settings and integrate with on-premises DNS systems.
  • Configure Virtual Network Peering: Connect virtual networks within Azure for seamless network traffic management.
  • Configure VPN Gateway: Set up VPNs for secure connectivity between Azure and on-premises networks.
  • Configure ExpressRoute and Virtual WAN: Implement dedicated private network connections to Azure.
  • Configure Network Routing and Endpoints: Manage routing tables and endpoints for network traffic control.
  • Configure Azure Load Balancer: Set up load balancing for high availability and network performance.
  • Configure Azure Application Gateway: Implement application-level routing and load balancing.
  • Configure Storage Accounts: Set up and manage Azure storage accounts.
  • Configure Azure Blob Storage: Manage blob storage for unstructured data.
  • Configure Azure Storage Security: Implement security measures for Azure storage services.
  • Configure Azure Files and Azure File Sync: Set up file shares and sync services for file storage.
  • Configure Azure Storage with Tools: Utilize tools for managing Azure storage resources.
  • Configure Virtual Machines: Deploy and manage Azure VMs for various workloads.
  • Configure Virtual Machine Availability: Implement availability sets and zones for high availability.
  • Configure Virtual Machine Extensions: Utilize extensions for VM functionality and management.
  • Configure Azure App Service Plans: Set up hosting plans for web apps in Azure.
  • Configure Azure App Service: Deploy and manage web applications and APIs.
  • Configure Azure Container Instances: Implement containerized applications with Azure Container Instances.
  • Configure Azure Container Apps: Implement containerized applications with Azure Container Apps.
  • Configure Azure Kubernetes Service: Describe Azure aks
  • Configure File and Folder Backups: Implement backup solutions for files and folders.
  • Configure Virtual Machine Backups: Implement backup solutions for Azure VMs.
  • Configure Azure Monitor: Set up monitoring for Azure resources and applications.
  • Configure Azure Alerts: Implement alert rules for resource monitoring.
  • Configure Log Analytics: Utilize log data for monitoring and diagnostics.
  • Configure Network Watcher: Monitor, diagnose, and gain insights into network performance and health.


This training will help you prepare for exam AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator. If you pass this exam you will automatically get the new Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate certification.

NOTE! The exam is not included in the course fee.

You can book and take the exam at Glasspaper`s test centres: Read more about our test centres

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