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Learning Linux on Azure seems straightforward with our two-parted Path. This certification requires passing Microsoft's 70-533 exam, Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions, in addition to obtaining your Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) certification.Get Started
System Administrator, Software Engineer, Support Engineer, LPIC-1, LPIC-2, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Microsoft Azure
In order to successfully tackle the MCSA: Linux on Azure content, you should have basic PowerShell and web development skills, intermediate networking and cloud computing skills, and advanced Windows skills.
First, you'll learn how to implement Microsoft Azure solutions, which corresponds with Microsoft's 70-533 certification exam. Passing this exam is the first step toward obtaining your MCSA: Linux on Azure certification.
This course gives the learner all the necessary background on Microsoft Exam 70-533, Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
In this course, we cover every objective from the Implement Websites domain of Microsoft Exam 70-533, Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
Let's face it, Microsoft Azure offers a LOT of services. Among them, though, infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) virtual machines form a core use case for most Azure subscribers. In Implementing Virtual Machines for Microsoft Azure Infrastructure 70-533, you'll learn how to plan for and deploy workloads in Windows and Linux-based cloud VMs. You'll also be well on your way to becoming a Microsoft Certified Azure Specialist because this course covers every topic from the "Implement Virtual Machines" objective domain for Microsoft exam 70-533, Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions--such topics include deploying, managing, and configuring websites; configuring scale and resistance; and managing hosting plans. By the end of this course, you will be able to implement virtual machines for Microsoft Azure with ease and confidence.
In this course, you will learn how to configure role instance count and size, operating system family and version, configure Remote Desktop, configure in-role cache, configure local storage, configure SSL, configure custom domain, configure reserved IP addresses, configure network traffic rules, configure multiple websites on a web role, creating a cloud service project using PowerShell, packaging a cloud service using CSPack command line tool, publishing a cloud service using PowerShell, performing a VIP swap using PowerShell, scaling (manual/auto) a cloud service, configuring monitoring for a cloud service, adding metrics to monitoring, configuring alerts on metrics, configuring endpoint monitoring, monitoring a service bus queue, monitoring a notification hub, Azure diagnostics overview, and configuring Azure diagnostics using PowerShell.
Managing your SQL Server database can be so much easier if done with the Azure cloud rather than in an on-premises environment. This course, Implementing Storage for Microsoft Azure Infrastructure (70-533), will teach you how to do just that. This course also covers every related objective on Microsoft certification exam 70-533, Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions. You'll learn how you can migrate your on-premises SQL Server databases to the Azure public cloud. You'll also figure out how to implement geo-replication to ensure your SQL Server databases remain highly available. Finally, you'll cover how to administer Azure SQL databases using the tools you're already accustomed to. By the end of this course, you'll be more prepared for the 70-533 exam, and you'll also have the knowledge you need to deploy and manage SQL Server databases in the Azure cloud with ease.
This course covers all relevant skills covered in the Azure Active Directory (AD) objective domain in Microsoft Exam 70-533. Not only that, you'll learn how to integrate your on-premises Active Directory domain with the Azure cloud. You'll also discover how to "wire up" Azure AD with homegrown or third-party SaaS apps to support single sign-on (SSO).
Moving from a physical network infrastructure to Microsoft Azure's software-defined networking (SDN) takes some getting used to. In this course, Implementing Virtual Networks for Azure Infrastructure (70-533), you'll be shown topics from the "Implement Virtual Networks" objective domain from Microsoft Exam 70-533, Implementing Microsoft Azure Solutions. First, you'll gain your "sea legs" by learning to configure a virtual network as well as, configuring azure load balancers and subnets. Next, you'll design and implement both hybrid and multi-site networks. Throughout this course, you'll pick up valuable, real-world Azure administration skills that you can apply immediately to your work. At the end of this course, you'll be much better prepared to pass the "Implement Virtual Networks" objective domain from Microsoft Exam 70-533, Implementing Microsoft Azure Solutions.
After you feel comfortable implementing Microsoft Azure solutions, become familiar with Red Hat 7 and work your way toward obtaining your Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) certification.
This is the first in a series of courses designed to support the Linux Foundation Certified SysAdmin and the Red Hat Certified System Administrator practical exams. Based on CentOS 7.2, we get you started with installation before helping your though the basics of working on a CentOS 7 system.
This is the second course in a series of courses designed to support the Linux Foundation Certified SysAdmin and the Red Hat Certified System Administrator practical exams. Based on CentOS 7.2 this course will help you manage your server of the long haul over its operational lifetime. Monitoring the server, managing logs and updating software are all topics that are included in this extensive course.
Being able to manage local users and groups fits into the realm of the system administrator, but if you are going to take these users and groups seriously, then you will also need to know how to work with OpenLDAP. The course starts gently introducing you to the idea of the local user and groups and their storage databases before moving on to enterprise solutions with LDAP directories and Kerberos authentication.
Finding a trustworthy storage solution that meets your needs as an administrator is difficult. This course, LFCS: Linux Storage Management, will help any admin learn how to use Linux in order to provide more reliability in their storage and services. First, you'll learn about the partitions on which Linux disks reside, file systems, and virtual memory. Next, you'll move onto ACLs and how to configure an iSCSI block storage server, and more. You'll finish with using the auto-mounter and learning about quotas. By the end of this course, you'll know how to use Linux to meet all your storage needs in a safe and reliable way.
There is more to Linux administration than managing a single system--you have to network many systems and protect these systems from the Internet. In this course, LFCS: Linux Networking, new system administrators like you will be equipped with the skills needed to integrate CentOS 7 into a networked environment. First, you will learn how to implement persistent configuration of the IP address, gateway, and DNS settings of your system. Next, you'll learn the skills required to implement firewalls on your CentOS 7 system. Finally, you’ll learn how to implement secure tunneling to create Virtual Private Networks. By the end of this course, you'll have the expertise you need to be able to network and secure multiple systems.
When it comes to managing CentOS 7, you'll find it's often more about managing the services that reside on CentOS. In this course, you will prepare the CentOS 7 administrator with the skills needed to manage commonly-used and required services. You'll also integrate the services together in a practical way, mirroring what may be needed in your workplace. To start, you'll automate installs of CentOS 7 by creating an FTP repository and adding a DHCP server with PXE Boot enabled. The installation itself is automated by means of a Kickstart file. Before long, you'll look at building a PHP-based web application to query a MariaDB that you'll create and populate. The course closes by looking at sharing files to the Windows network with Samba and debugging SELinux to ensure you can keep the service secure. By the end of this course, you will be able to manage CentOS 7 and all its services with ease, and you'll also be more prepared for the LFCS Administrator exam.
In today's competitive IT market, virtualization has become king and for those who can manage virtualization your future is secured. In this course, you will learn to manage virtual machines in an open source environment using Libvirt and KVM. Next, you'll learn to keep these virtual machines highly available via live migration by moving a running virtual machine from one KVM host to another. Finally, you'll learn how to create and manage lightweight system with Linux containers and Docker. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in today's virtual IT environment. Software required: CentOS 7.x
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