Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate (AZ104)

This four-day 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 is a comprehensive preparation for the AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator exam for obtaining the Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate certification.


A preferential rate (-15%) applies to the regular cost for non-profit organizations, as well as the government sector. In addition, you can benefit from additional advantages through a corporate agreement when you need to train several people or teams in your company. Contact us for details.

Public class

Virtual classroom
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April 25 2023
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May 15 2023
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June 26 2023
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July 31 2023
4 days / 28 hours

Private class

On site / Virtual classroom
Minimum no. of participants: 5
4 days / 28 hours
Price on request
English or French
Training plan: 

Microsoft Azure Administrator (AZ-104T00)

Module 1: Configure Azure Active Directory

  • Describe Azure Active Directory benefits and features
  • Describe Azure Active Directory concepts
  • Compare Active Directory Domain Services to Azure Active Directory
  • Select Azure Active Directory editions
  • Implement Azure Active Directory join
  • Implement Azure Active Directory self-service password reset

Module 2: Configure user and group accounts

  • Create user accounts
  • Manage user accounts
  • Create bulk user accounts
  • Create group accounts
  • Create administrative units

Module 3: Configure subscriptions

  • Identify Azure regions
  • Implement Azure subscriptions
  • Obtain an Azure subscription
  • Identify Azure subscription usage
  • Implement Microsoft Cost Management
  • Apply resource tagging
  • Apply cost savings

Module 4: Configure Azure Policy

  • Create management groups
  • Implement Azure policies
  • Create Azure policies
  • Create policy definitions
  • Create an initiative definition
  • Scope the initiative definition
  • Determine compliance

Module 5: Configure role-based access control

  • Implement role-based access control
  • Create a role definition
  • Create a role assignment
  • Compare Azure roles to Azure Active Directory roles
  • Apply role-based access control
  • Review fundamental Azure RBAC roles

Module 6: Configure Azure resources with tools

  • Use the Azure portal
  • Use Azure Cloud Shell
  • Use Azure PowerShell
  • Interactive lab simulation (Azure PowerShell)
  • Use Azure CLI

Module 7: Use Azure Resource Manager

  • Review Azure Resource Manager benefits
  • Review Azure resource terminology
  • Create resource groups
  • Create Azure Resource Manager locks
  • Reorganize Azure resources
  • Remove resources and resource groups
  • Determine resource limits

Module 8: Configure resources with Azure Resource Manager templates

  • Review Azure Resource Manager template advantages
  • Explore the Azure Resource Manager template schema
  • Explore the Azure Resource Manager template parameters
  • Consider Bicep templates
  • Review QuickStart templates

Module 9: Configure virtual networks

  • Plan virtual networks
  • Create subnets
  • Create virtual networks
  • Plan IP addressing
  • Create public IP addressing
  • Associate public IP addresses
  • Associate private IP addresses

Module 10: Configure network security groups

  • Implement network security groups
  • Determine network security group rules
  • Determine network security group effective rules
  • Create network security group rules
  • Implement application security groups

Module 11: Configure Azure Firewall

  • Determine use cases for Azure Firewall
  • Create an Azure Firewall implementation
  • Create Azure Firewall rules

Module 12: Configure Azure DNS

  • Identify domains and custom domains
  • Verify custom domain names
  • Create Azure DNS zones
  • Delegate DNS domains
  • Add DNS record sets
  • Plan for Azure Private DNS zones
  • Review Azure Private DNS zone scenarios

Module 13: Configure Azure Virtual Network peering

  • Determine Azure Virtual Network peering uses
  • Determine gateway transit and connectivity
  • Create virtual network peering
  • Extend peering with user-defined routes and service chaining

Module 14: Configure Azure VPN Gateway

  • Determine Azure VPN Gateway uses
  • Create site-to-site connections
  • Create the gateway subnet
  • Create the VPN gateway
  • Determine the VPN gateway type
  • Determine gateway SKU and generation
  • Create the local network gateway
  • Configure the on-premises VPN device
  • Create the VPN connection
  • Determine high availability scenarios

Module 15: Configure Azure ExpressRoute and Azure Virtual WAN

  • Determine Azure ExpressRoute uses
  • Determine Azure ExpressRoute capabilities
  • Coexist site-to-site and Azure ExpressRoute
  • Compare intersite connection options
  • Determine Azure Virtual WAN uses

Module 16: Configure network routing and endpoints

  • Review system routes
  • Identify user-defined routes
  • Determine service endpoint uses
  • Determine service endpoint services
  • Identify private link uses

Module 17: Configure Azure Load Balancer

  • Determine Azure Load Balancer uses
  • Implement a public load balancer
  • Implement an internal load balancer
  • Determine load balancer SKUs
  • Create back-end pools
  • Create health probes
  • Create load balancer rules

Module 18: Configure Azure Application Gateway

  • Implement Azure Application Gateway
  • Determine Azure Application Gateway routing
  • Configure Azure Application Gateway components

Module 19: Configure storage accounts

  • Implement Azure Storage
  • Explore Azure Storage services
  • Determine storage account types
  • Determine replication strategies
  • Access storage
  • Secure storage endpoints

Module 20: Configure Azure Blob Storage

  • Implement Azure Blob Storage
  • Create blob containers
  • Assign blob access tiers
  • Add blob lifecycle management rules
  • Determine blob object replication
  • Upload blobs
  • Determine Blob Storage pricing

Module 21: Configure Azure Storage security

  • Review Azure Storage security strategies
  • Create shared access signatures
  • Identify URI and SAS parameters
  • Determine Azure Storage encryption
  • Create customer-managed keys
  • Apply Azure Storage security best practices

Module 22: Configure Azure Files and Azure File Sync

  • Compare storage for file shares and blob data
  • Manage Azure Files shares
  • Create file share snapshots
  • Implement Azure File Sync
  • Identify Azure File Sync components
  • Deploy Azure File Sync

Module 23: Configure Azure Storage with tools

  • Use Azure Storage Explorer
  • Use the Azure Import/Export service
  • Use the WAImportExport tool
  • Use the AzCopy tool

Module 24: Configure virtual machines

  • Review cloud services responsibilities
  • Plan virtual machines
  • Determine virtual machine sizing
  • Determine virtual machine storage
  • Create virtual machines in the Azure portal
  • Connect to virtual machines

Module 25: Configure virtual machine availability

  • Plan for maintenance and downtime
  • Create availability sets
  • Review update domains and fault domains
  • Review availability zones
  • Compare vertical and horizontal scaling
  • Implement Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Create Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Implement autoscale
  • Configure autoscale

Module 26: Configure virtual machine extensions

  • Implement virtual machines extensions
  • Implement Custom Script Extensions
  • Implement Desired State Configuration

Module 27: Configure Azure App Service plans

  • Implement Azure App Service plans
  • Determine Azure App Service plan pricing
  • Scale up and scale out Azure App Service
  • Configure Azure App Service autoscale

Module 28: Configure Azure App Service

  • Implement Azure App Service
  • Create an app with App Service
  • Explore continuous integration and deployment
  • Create deployment slots
  • Add deployment slots
  • Secure your App Service app
  • Create custom domain names
  • Back up and restore your App Service app
  • Use Azure Application Insights

Module 29: Configure Azure Container Instances

  • Compare containers to virtual machines
  • Review Azure Container Instances
  • Implement container groups
  • Review the Docker platform

Module 30: Configure Azure Kubernetes Service

  • Explore Azure Kubernetes Service terminology
  • Explore the AKS cluster and node architecture
  • Configure Azure Kubernetes Service networking
  • Configure Azure Kubernetes Service storage
  • Configure Azure Kubernetes Service scaling
  • Configure AKS burst scaling to Azure Container Instances

Module 31: Configure file and folder backups

  • Describe Azure Backup benefits
  • Implement Backup center for Azure Backup
  • Configure Azure Recovery Services vault backup options
  • Use the Microsoft Azure Recovery Services (MARS) agent
  • Configure on-premises file and folder backups

Module 32: Configure virtual machine backups

  • Protect virtual machine data
  • Create virtual machine snapshots
  • Setup recovery services vault backup options
  • Backup virtual machines
  • Restore virtual machines
  • Implement Azure Backup Server
  • Compare backup options
  • Manage soft delete
  • Implement Azure Site Recovery

Module 33: Configure Azure Monitor

  • Describe Azure Monitor key capabilities
  • Describe Azure Monitor components
  • Define metrics and logs
  • Identify data types
  • Describe activity log events
  • Query the activity log

Module 34: Configure Azure alerts

  • Manage Azure Monitor alerts
  • Create alert rules
  • Create action groups

Module 35: Configure Log Analytics

  • Determine Log Analytics uses
  • Create a workspace
  • Visualize Log Analytics data
  • Structure Log Analytics queries

Module 36: Configure Network Watcher

  • Describe Network Watcher features
  • Review flow verify diagnostics
  • Review next hop diagnostics
  • Visualize the network topology
  • One FREE attendance to the Microsoft Certified: Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals (SC900) training
  • One year access to the class recording
  • 180 days access to the lab environment after class
  • One voucher to take the exam
  • Up to date courseware with Microsoft Learn
  • One year subscription to the All Access Pass library containing hundreds of complementary practice labs
  • Microsoft course achievement badge
  • Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.

  • Understanding of network configuration, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies.

  • Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including users, groups, and role-based access control.

  • Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations.

Certification information: 

Exam characteristics:

  • Exam code: AZ-104
  • Cost: 0$ (included in your training)
  • Skills measured
    • Manage Azure identities and governance 
    • Implement and manage storage 
    • Deploy and manage Azure compute resources 
    • Configure and manage virtual networking
    • Monitor and back up Azure resources 
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