Microsoft Certified: Azure Network Engineer Associate (AZ700)

This three-day Microsoft certified course teaches Network Engineers how to design, implement, and maintain Azure networking solutions. This course covers the process of designing, implementing, and managing core Azure networking infrastructure, Hybrid Networking connections, load balancing traffic, network routing, private access to Azure services, network security and monitoring. Learn how to design and implement a secure, reliable, network infrastructure in Azure and how to establish hybrid connectivity, routing, private access to Azure services, and monitoring in Azure.

This training is a comprehensive preparation for the AZ-700: Designing and Implementing Microsoft Azure Networking Solutions exam for obtaining the Microsoft Certified: Azure Network Engineer Associate certification.



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Designing and Implementing Microsoft Azure Networking Solutions (AZ-700T00)

Module 1: Introduction to Azure Virtual Networks

  • Explore Azure virtual networks
  • Configure public IP services
  • Designing name resolution for your virtual network
  • Enable connectivity between virtual networks with peering
  • Implement virtual network traffic routing
  • Configure internet access with Azure Virtual NAT
  • Lab: Exercise: Design and implement a virtual network in AzureLab
  • Lab: Exercise: Configure DNS settings in AzureLab
  • Lab: Exercise: Connect two Azure virtual networks using Global Virtual Network Peering

Module 2: Designing and Implementing a Hybrid Network

  • Design and implement the Azure VPN Gateway
  • Connect networks with site-to-site VPN connections
  • Connect devices to networks with point-to-site VPN connections
  • Connect remote resources using Azure Virtual WAN
  • Create a Network Virtual Appliance (NVA) in a Virtual Hub
  • Lab: Exercise: Create and Configure a Virtual Network Gateway
  • Lab: Exercise: Create a virtual WAN using the Azure portal

Module 3: Design and implement Azure ExpressRoute

  • Explore Azure ExpressRoute
  • Design an ExpressRoute deployment
  • Configure peering for an ExpressRoute deployment
  • Connect an ExpressRoute circuit to a virtual network
  • Connect geographically dispersed networks with the global reach of ExpressRoute
  • Improve performance of data paths between networks with ExpressRoute FastPath
  • Troubleshoot ExpressRoute connection issues
  • Lab: Exercise: Configure an ExpressRoute Gateway
  • Lab: Exercise: provision an ExpressRoute circuit

Module 4: Load balancing non-HTTP(S) traffic in Azure

  • Explore load balancing
  • Design and implement an Azure load balancer using the Azure portal
  • Explore Azure Traffic Manager
  • Lab: Exercise: Create and Configure an Azure Load Balancer
  • Lab: Exercise: Create a Traffic Manager profile using the Azure portal

Module 5: Load balancing HTTP(S) traffic in Azure

  • Design an Azure application gateway
  • Configure Azure Application Gateway
  • Design and configure the Azure front door
  • Lab: Exercise: Deploy Azure Application Gateway
  • Lab: Exercise: Create a Gateway to a Highly Available Web Application

Module 6: Designing and Implementing Network Security

  • Secure your virtual networks in the Azure portal
  • Deploy Azure DDoS Protection using the Azure portal
  • Deploy network security groups using the Azure portal
  • Design and implement Azure Firewall
  • Using Azure Firewall Manager
  • Implement a web application firewall on Azure Front Door
  • Lab: Exercise: Configure DDoS protection on a virtual network using the Azure portal
  • Lab: Exercise: Deploy and configure Azure Firewall using the Azure portal
  • Lab: Exercise: Secure your virtual hub using Azure Firewall Manager

Module 7: Design and implement private access to Azure services

  • Explain virtual network service endpoints
  • Set Private Link Service and Private Endpoint
  • Integrate Private Link with DNS
  • Integrate your App Service with Azure Virtual Networks
  • Lab: Exercise: Restrict Network Access to PaaS Resources with Virtual Network Service Endpoints
  • Lab: Exercise: Create an Azure private endpoint using Azure PowerShell

Module 8: Designing and Implementing Network Monitoring

  • Monitor your networks with Azure Monitor
  • Monitor your networks with Azure Network Watcher
  • Lab: Exercise: Monitor a load balancer resource using Azure Monitor
  • Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.
  • Understanding of network configurations, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies.
  • Understanding of software defined networking.
  • Understanding hybrid network connectivity methods, such as VPN.
  • Understanding resilience and disaster recovery, including high availability and restore operations.
Credentials information: 

Exam Characteristics 

  • Exam code: AZ-700 
  • Exam Title: Designing and Implementing Microsoft Azure Networking Solutions 
  • Exam Duration: 120 minutes  
  • Number of Questions: 40 to 60  
  • Questions Format: Multiple-choice, multiple-answer, scenario-based 
  • Passing Score: 700 out of 1000 
  • Cost: $0 (included in your training) 

Exam Topics 

  • Design and implement core networking infrastructure  
  • Design, implement, and manage connectivity services  
  • Design and implement application delivery services  
  • Design and implement private access to Azure services  
  • Secure network connectivity to Azure resources  
  • All details...  

Understanding AZ-700 Certification 

The AZ-700 certification revolves around the comprehensive understanding of Azure networking services, emphasizing the creation, management, and optimization of networking solutions on the Azure platform. The exam delves into various domains, including network security, hybrid connectivity, virtual networking, and more. 

AZ-700 Exam Overview 

The AZ-700 exam evaluates an individual's proficiency in designing and implementing Azure networking solutions. It covers a spectrum of topics such as designing connectivity, securing connectivity, hybrid networking, implementing virtual networking, and network management and monitoring. 

Candidates aiming for this certification should be well-versed in configuring network connectivity, implementing, and managing virtual networking, designing a solution for network security, and proficiently managing Azure networking services. 

Preparation and Study Resources 

To excel in the AZ-700 exam, candidates often rely on diverse study materials, including official Microsoft resources, practice tests, study guides, and official training courses that are offered by Eccentrix.  

It's crucial to utilize official study guides, practice tests, and hands-on labs to reinforce theoretical knowledge with practical application. 

AZ-700 Practice Exams and Study Materials 

While practice exams may be available, relying solely on them might not provide the depth of understanding required for the exam. Official training, hands-on experience, and understanding real-world scenarios are more beneficial in achieving success in the AZ-700 exam and, more importantly, in implementing Azure networking solutions effectively in professional settings. 

Job Prospects and Career Growth 

Earning the AZ-700 certification can significantly enhance job prospects, especially for roles such as Azure network engineers or Azure solution architects. With the increasing demand for cloud networking professionals, holding this certification could open doors to lucrative career opportunities and professional growth. 


The AZ-700 certification serves as a pivotal asset in the repertoire of IT professionals aiming to specialize in Azure networking solutions. With its focus on designing and implementing secure and scalable Azure networking infrastructures, obtaining this certification can be a crucial step towards a successful career in cloud computing. 

By leveraging comprehensive study resources, hands-on practice, and dedication, aspirants can effectively prepare for the AZ-700 exam and establish themselves as proficient Azure networking professionals in the industry. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about AZ-700 

Is AZ-700 difficult?  

The difficulty level of AZ-700 varies based on an individual's experience, understanding of Azure networking concepts, and hands-on practice. Adequate preparation, study resources, and practical experience can significantly ease the exam's complexity. 

How to prepare for AZ-700?  

Preparing for AZ-700 involves a structured approach. Utilize official Microsoft study materials, enroll in dedicated courses or training, practice with hands-on labs, and explore real-world scenarios related to designing and implementing Azure networking solutions. 

What is the course content of AZ-700?  

The AZ-700 course content revolves around Azure networking services, covering topics such as designing connectivity, securing connectivity, hybrid networking, implementing virtual networking, and network management and monitoring. It encompasses various aspects crucial for designing and implementing Azure networking solutions effectively. 

How long is AZ-700? 

The duration of the AZ-700 exam typically varies but is generally around 120 minutes. This provides candidates with ample time to address questions that assess their in-depth skills in Azure administration. 

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