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Managing Microsoft Azure Networking

Author: Tim Warner

Networking is a crucial element of any Microsoft Azure solution, providing connectivity not only to users but also between service elements. In this path, you’ll learn how to... Read more

Beginner

The courses in this section will teach you the fundamentals for Azure networking, focusing on virtual networks.

Managing Microsoft Azure Virtual Networks

by Tim Warner

Sep 14, 2018 / 1h 39m

1h 39m

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Description

At the core of Microsoft Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is a thorough knowledge of software-defined networking. In this course, Managing Microsoft Azure Virtual Networks, you’ll learn how to design, deploy, manage, and maintain virtual networks in the Microsoft Azure cloud. First, you’ll learn how to create and configure virtual networks. Next, you’ll explore how to implement traffic control in a virtual network. Finally, you’ll discover how to troubleshoot virtual networks with Network Watcher. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a foundational knowledge of Azure networking that will help you as you move forward to become a more effective Azure administrator or solution architect.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview0m
  2. Creating and Configuring an Azure Virtual Network58m
  3. Implementing Traffic Control in a Microsoft Azure Virtual Network40m

Intermediate

These intermediate courses will take you through some of the more intricate elements within Azure networking, focusing on the connectivity between virtual networks as well as external networks.

Connecting Microsoft Azure Virtual Networks

by Tim Warner

Sep 14, 2018 / 1h 2m

1h 2m

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At the core of Microsoft Azure software-defined networking is a thorough knowledge of virtual networks (VNets) and their interconnectivity possibilities. In Connecting Microsoft Azure Virtual Networks, you’ll learn how to design, implement, and troubleshoot VNet peerings both within single regions as well as across different regions. First, you’ll learn how to choose between Vnet-to-VNet VPNs and VNet peering. Next, you’ll explore how to configure both types of VNet peering. Finally, you’ll discover how to troubleshoot VNet peerings when you receive unexpected results. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a foundational knowledge of VNet peering that will help you as you move forward in your career as a Microsoft Azure IT operations professional.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview0m
  2. Configuring Virtual Network Peering27m
  3. Troubleshooting VNet-to-VNet Connectivity33m

Managing Public Networking in Microsoft Azure

by Tim Warner

Sep 14, 2018 / 1h 11m

1h 11m

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Your Windows Server and Linux virtual machines (VMs) running in Microsoft Azure require public IP addresses. In Managing Public Networking in Microsoft Azure, you’ll learn how to design, implement, and troubleshoot public IP addresses used both with VM virtual network interfaces as well as Azure load balancer front-ends. First, you’ll learn how to choose precisely which of your Azure resources require public IP addresses. Next, you’ll explore how to configure and secure public IP addresses with Azure VMs and load balancers. Finally, you’ll discover how to monitor and troubleshoot public IP addresses in Azure by using first and third-party solutions. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a foundational knowledge of public IP addressing in Azure that will help you as you move forward in your career as a Microsoft Azure IT operations professional.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview1m
  2. Administering Public IP Addresses in Microsoft Azure34m
  3. Troubleshooting Public IP Addresses in Microsoft Azure36m

Advanced

In this section, you’ll get the opportunity to explore the more complicated areas in Azure networking, including load balancing and the integration of on-premises networks.

Connecting On-premises Networks with Azure Virtual Networks

by Tim Warner

Sep 14, 2018 / 53m

53m

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In this course, Connecting On-premises Networks with Azure Virtual Networks, you’ll learn how to connect your on-premises Active Directory domain to an Azure virtual network with maximum security and performance. First, you’ll learn how to prepare the Azure environment for a hybrid cloud. Next, you’ll explore the on-premises configure required to establish a virtual private network (VPN) connection with Azure. Finally, you’ll discover how ExpressRoute offers a higher-speed connection to Azure that bypasses the public Internet entirely. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a foundational knowledge of the Azure hybrid cloud scenario that will help you as you move forward in your career as an Azure solution architect or administrator.

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  1. Course Overview0m
  2. Creating a Hybrid Cloud: Azure Configuration27m
  3. Creating a Hybrid Cloud: On-premises Configuration14m
  4. Creating a Hybrid Cloud - ExpressRoute10m

Managing Network Load Balancing in Microsoft Azure

by Tim Warner

Sep 14, 2018 / 1h 2m

1h 2m

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Description

At the core of presentation tier high availability is a thorough knowledge of load balancing. In this course, Managing Network Load Balancing in Microsoft Azure, you’ll learn how to implement native Azure software load balancers to distribute service requests across multiple Windows Server or Linux VMS running in an Azure virtual network. First, you’ll learn how to configure public load balancers in Azure IaaS environments. Next, you’ll explore the internal load balancer. Finally, you’ll discover how to implement advanced load balancing scenarios, including Application Gateway and Traffic Manager. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a foundational knowledge of Azure load balancing that will help you as you move forward in your career as an Azure architect or administrator.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview0m
  2. Configuring Public Load Balancers in Microsoft Azure23m
  3. Configuring Internal Load Balancers in Microsoft Azure12m
  4. Configure Advanced Load Balancing25m

What you will learn

  • How to implement and manage virtual networks
  • How to configure internal and external networking
  • How to configure load balancing

Pre-requisites

This path is intended for novice learners, and prior knowledge of virtual machines, cloud computing fundamentals, and server administration is required.