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Microsoft Azure Integration and Security (AZ-101)

Authors: Benjamin Culbertson, Ammar Hasayen, Sahil Malik, Neil Morrissey, Orin Thomas, Tim Warner

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Microsoft Azure Integration and Security (AZ-101)

This path will cover the essentials of integration and security on Microsoft Azure. You will learn how to evaluate and perform server migration from your server to Microsoft Azure, how to implement and manage application services, how to implement advances virtual networking, and how to secure identities in the cloud. Microsoft Azure is constantly updating online and there are no version numbers to be concerned about.

Implementing and Managing Azure Multi-factor Authentication

by Neil Morrissey

Jan 4, 2017 / 5h 47m

5h 47m

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Username and password authentication is susceptible to many forms of attacks, and multi-factor authentication offers a way to mitigate this threat. Azure multi-factor authentication is a global service that allows you to add a second factor of authentication to your on-premises and cloud based systems using a hardware device already in the hands of your users and customers - their mobile phone. In this course, Implementing and Managing Azure Multi-factor Authentication, you'll learn how to configure Azure MFA in the cloud and on-premises. First you'll learn the self-service options available to users and business administrators, and how to integrate Azure MFA with a variety of technologies and applications. Next, you'll explore the configuration options to integrate Azure MFA with your existing systems. Finally, you'll learn how developers can code against the APIs for even deeper integration. By the end of this course, you’ll know how to deploy, configure, and monitor Azure MFA, in the cloud and on-premises.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview1m
  2. Understanding Azure Multi-factor Authentication39m
  3. Configuring Azure MFA in the Cloud32m
  4. Implementing Azure MFA Server On-premises31m
  5. Integrating Azure MFA with On-premises Systems52m
  6. The MFA User Portal for Self-service and Administration42m
  7. Configuring the Microsoft Authenticator and OATH Clients33m
  8. Custom App Integration with the Azure SDKs46m
  9. Protecting Cloud-based Applications39m
  10. Monitoring and Reporting with Azure MFA28m

Implementing Microsoft Azure Privileged Identity Management

by Ammar Hasayen

Sep 10, 2018 / 1h 30m

1h 30m

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Cybercriminals are relentless when it comes to finding and compromising their targets’ privileged credentials to gain unfettered access to critical assets. In this course, Implementing Microsoft Azure Privileged Identity Management, you will receive the most up-to-date knowledge on how to mitigate these security risks and to achieve compliance by securing, controlling, monitoring, analyzing, and governing privileged access on Azure AD, Azure resources, and Microsoft online services. First, you will learn how to quickly enable Microsoft PIM in your Azure tenant along with the licensing requirements to do so. Next, you will explore the concept of just in time access and just enough administration that will help you configure Microsoft PIM properly. Finally, you will get all the knowledge you need to enable workflow approval and access reviews along with some best practices that will help you properly manage PIM to meet your business needs. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge you need to enhance your overall security and compliance with more efficient administration and governance of privileged access.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview1m
  2. Introducing Azure Privileged Identity Management14m
  3. Enabling Azure Privileged Identity Management7m
  4. Configuring Just in Time Access12m
  5. Configuring Time-bound Access7m
  6. Configuring Permanent Access7m
  7. Implementing Approval Workflows10m
  8. Exploring Privileged Identity Management Roles8m
  9. Configuring PIM Management Access5m
  10. Configuring PIM Access Review and Auditing13m

Managing Microsoft Azure Role Based Access Control

by Orin Thomas

Dec 12, 2018 / 1h 39m

1h 39m

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At the core of Azure Role Based Access Control is a thorough knowledge of assigning least privilege in Azure. In this course, Managing Microsoft Azure Role Based Access Control, you will learn how to understand all aspects of Azure RBAC. First, you will discover how to implement RBAC to mediate administrative access to Azure resources at the management group, subscription, resource group, and resource level. Next, you will explore how to audit RBAC activity. Finally, you will learn how to create and validate custom roles as well as how to troubleshoot your RBAC deployment. When you are finished with this course, you will have a foundational knowledge of Azure Role Based Access Control that will help you as you move forward to secure Azure Resources. Software required: Standards Compliant Browser.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview1m
  2. Course and Microsoft Azure Role Based Access Control Introduction17m
  3. Azure RBAC Roles19m
  4. Auditing RBAC Activity and Configuring Management Access13m
  5. Azure Policies and RBAC4m
  6. RBAC Compliance with Azure Policy6m
  7. Create Custom Roles13m
  8. Validate Custom Role Definitions8m
  9. Troubleshooting RBAC14m

Monitoring Microsoft Azure Hybrid Cloud Networks

by Tim Warner

Nov 13, 2018 / 1h 50m

1h 50m

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If you have a site-to-site virtual private network (VPN) between your on-premises environment and one or more virtual private networks (VNets) in Azure, then you probably have excellent visibility into the on-premises side of the network equation. In this course, Monitoring Microsoft Azure Hybrid Cloud Networks, you will learn how to use Microsoft Azure monitoring tools to monitor Azure network (as well as on-prem) resources closely and effectively. First, you will learn how to monitor traffic between Windows Server and Linux virtual machines (VMs) running in Azure. Next, you will use Network Watcher and Network Performance Monitor (NPM) to diagnose inter-VNet connection problems. Finally, you will explore geo-distributed traffic by using Azure Traffic Manager Traffic View. When you are finished with this course, you will have a foundational knowledge of Azure hybrid network monitoring that will help you as you move forward in your career as an Azure architect or administrator.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview0m
  2. Monitoring Network Traffic between Virtual Machines47m
  3. Diagnosing Inter-network Communication Problems33m
  4. Visualizing Network Traffic29m

Managing Microsoft Azure Virtual Networks

by Tim Warner

Sep 14, 2018 / 1h 39m

1h 39m

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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

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.

Table of contents
  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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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

Managing Microsoft Azure App Service Plan

by Neil Morrissey

Nov 9, 2018 / 3h 21m

3h 21m

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At the core of application hosting in the platform-as-a-service model, is a thorough understanding of Azure App Services. In this course, Managing Microsoft Azure App Service Plan, you’ll learn about the container that defines the infrastructure and services used by Web Apps, API Apps, Mobile Apps and Function Apps. First, you’ll learn about the underlying VMs that run an App Service Plan, and the networking options to integrate with IaaS VMs and on-premises resources. Next, you’ll explore all the options for deploying applications into the environment. Then, you’ll discover how to handle load with resource scaling, as well as leveraging the Azure content delivery network. Finally, you’ll see the options available for monitoring your running app services. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a foundational knowledge of App Service Plans, that will help you leverage the features they provide for hosting web based applications in the cloud.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview1m
  2. Understanding Azure App Service Plan47m
  3. Deploying App Services37m
  4. Configuring Scaling for App Services25m
  5. Optimizing App Service Delivery with Azure CDN36m
  6. Enabling Monitoring and Diagnostics52m

Managing Microsoft Azure App Services

by Neil Morrissey

Sep 14, 2018 / 1h 56m

1h 56m

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The cloud offers opportunities to create managed hosting environments quickly, in order to speed up deployment and deliver value to customers. But for administrators and developers, this requires an understanding of the platform and its configuration options. In this course, Managing Microsoft Azure App Services, you'll learn how to create and configure Microsoft's Platform-as-a-Service offering for hosting Web Apps, API Apps, Mobile App backends, and Function Apps. First, you'll learn how to configure, deploy, and secure App Services. Then, you'll discover how to leverage deployment slots to streamline deployments and reduce risk. Finally, you'll discover how to attach custom domains to your App Services and secure them with SSL Certificates. When you’re finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of managing Azure App Services needed to maintain the hosting environment for your web based applications and backend APIs.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview1m
  2. Configuring Application Settings51m
  3. Creating Deployment Slots17m
  4. Managing Custom Domains20m
  5. Assigning SSL Certificates24m

Managing Microsoft Azure App Service Protection

by Benjamin Culbertson

Sep 13, 2018 / 1h 34m

1h 34m

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Interested in giving your web or mobile app a world-class touch by letting your users log in via Facebook? In this course, Managing Microsoft Azure App Service Protection, you'll learn how to protect your web and mobile apps. First, you’ll be shown how to enable your users to log in with Facebook, Twitter, Google, and yes, even Microsoft accounts. Next, you'll explore how to grant (and take away) management capabilities to the web app to your users via roles. Finally, you'll discover how to back up your web and mobile apps for disaster recovery. When you’re finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of web app service protection needed to give your web and mobile app users a premium experience, as well as provide management and backup capabilities for your apps.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview1m
  2. Enabling Third Party Credentials for Your Web and Mobile Apps24m
  3. Manage Third-party Authentication Provider Settings for an App Service22m
  4. Managing Roles for an App Service15m
  5. Managing App Service Backups30m

Configuring Serverless Computing in Microsoft Azure

by Sahil Malik

Sep 13, 2018 / 2h 0m

2h 0m

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Writing and running an application involves a lot of tasks that have nothing to do with the application itself. In this course, Configuring Serverless Computing in Microsoft Azure, you will learn how serverless computing removes a lot of that responsibility from you, so you can focus on what is important. First, you will learn the various serverless computing choices. Next, you will discover Azure Functions, Logic Apps, and Service Bus. Finally, you will explore how to create solutions using multiple serverless computing choices by integrating them with Event Grid. When you are finished with this course, you will have a solid understanding and will be well equipped to deliver real-world solutions using Azure serverless computing choices.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview1m
  2. Serverless Computing Versus Other Choices 12m
  3. Creating Azure Functions36m
  4. Setting up Azure Logic Apps25m
  5. Managing Azure Service Bus 25m
  6. Using Azure Event Grid 18m

Migrating Physical and Virtual Servers to Microsoft Azure

by Tim Warner

Aug 7, 2018 / 1h 51m

1h 51m

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One of the most common Microsoft Azure use cases is "lifting and shifting" physical and virtual machines into Azure virtual networks. In this course, Migrating Physical and Virtual Servers to Microsoft Azure, you’ll learn how to design, implement, and troubleshoot both server and database migration from on-premises to the Microsoft Azure cloud. First, you’ll learn how Azure Site Recovery and the Microsoft database migration tools work. Next, you’ll explore how to set up virtual machine replication and migration. Finally, you’ll discover how to migrate physical servers and SQL Server databases to Azure. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a robust knowledge of physical and virtual machine migration 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. Evaluating the Migration Environment40m
  3. Migrating VMs to Microsoft Azure with Azure Site Recovery31m
  4. Migrating Physical Servers and Databases to Microsoft Azure39m

What you will learn

  • Evaluate and perform server migration to Azure
  • Implement and manage application services
  • Implement advanced virtual networking
  • Secure identities

Pre-requisites

This path is intended for beginning learners, who have completed the AZ-100 Microsoft Infrastructure and Deployment Path.