AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator

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AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator

Build your knowledge of core Azure services and gain hands-on experience using PowerShell, Azure CLI, Azure portal, and more.

Benefit from instructor-led preparation for the AZ-104 certification exam with tips, tricks, guidance, and mentored support.

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Jan 08, 2024

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80 hours
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AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator is a four-day associate-level course for IT professionals seeking to become competent Azure administrators. It is ideal for system admins, cloud architects, and security engineers who wish to gain knowledge and hands-on experience in implementing, managing, and monitoring identity, governance, storage, and virtual networks in an organization’s Microsoft Azure environment.


You will learn how to secure identities with Azure Active Directory. You will explore how to implement users and groups, manage subscriptions and accounts, implement Azure policies, and use Role-Based Access Control (RBAC). You will investigate various tools, including the Azure portal, Cloud Shell, Azure PowerShell, CLI, and Resource Manager Templates.


You will build your knowledge of virtual networking, intersite connectivity, network traffic management, Azure storage, and Azure virtual machines. You will discover how to administer serverless computing features like Azure App Service, Azure Container Instances, and Kubernetes. And you will extend your knowledge of data protection and monitoring.


Overall, this course will prepare you for taking the AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator certification exam. Entry for the exam is not included. However, you will get a clear overview of the Microsoft certification process, plus you will get tips and tricks, testing strategies, practice questions, and useful information to help you pass the exam successfully.

This course comprises 36 purposely designed modules that take you on a carefully defined learning journey.

It is an instructor-led course which runs to a fixed schedule, with set start and finish dates. It is driven forward by your instructor and features live sessions that are aired at a set time. You will, however, have time to complete certain activities at your own pace outside of the live sessions.

The materials for each module are accessible from the start of the course and will remain available for the duration of your enrollment. Methods of learning and assessment will include reading material, hands-on labs and online practice exam questions.

As part of our mentoring service you will have access to valuable guidance and support throughout the course. We provide a dedicated discussion space where you can ask questions, chat with your peers, and resolve issues.

Once you have successfully completed the course, you will earn your Certificate of Completion.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • 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.

  • Individuals seeking to become an Azure administrator.
  • IIndividuals looking to prepare for for the Microsoft AZ-104 certification exam.

  • You should have some experience of working with Azure.

This course will help you to prepare for the AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator certification exam.

It is ideal for learners who are just beginning to work in implementing, managing, and monitoring an organization's Microsoft Azure environment.

  • You will become familiar with the responsibilities for this role, which include implementing, managing, and monitoring identity, governance, storage, compute, and virtual networks in a cloud environment. You will also learn how to provision, size, monitor, and adjust resources when needed.
  • You will build your knowledge of core Azure services, Azure workloads, security, and governance.
  • You will gain experience using PowerShell, Azure CLI, Azure portal, and Azure Resource Manager templates.

When you take this course, you will also get information and guidance on the Microsoft certification process, knowledge checks and practice questions, and useful tips on how to pass the exam. This certification then lays the foundation for the following certifications: Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert, Microsoft Certified Azure DevOps Engineer Expert, and Microsoft Certified Azure Security Engineer Associate.

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Course Details

certificate

Type of certificate

Certificate of completion

course

About this course

36 Modules

17 Skills

includes

Includes

Discussion space

36 Knowledge checks

18 Labs

02 Practice sets

03 Final projects

create

Create

Azure storage accounts

Virtual machines

App service plan

Web application

Azure alerts

exercises

Exercises to explore

Azure portal

Azure powershell

Azure CLI

Azure app service

You’ll learn with these experts

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Microsoft

This course is led by experienced Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs).

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FAQs

Microsoft Azure administrators are professionals crucial in managing and maintaining cloud-based solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform. Their responsibilities include managing virtual machines, storage accounts, and virtual networks, and implementing and managing Azure Active Directory and identity solutions. They also configure and manage Azure network security groups and firewalls, monitor and analyze Azure logs and metrics, and deploy and manage Azure services such as Azure App Service, Azure Functions, and Azure SQL Database.

Basically, Azure administrators are responsible for ensuring the security, availability, and scalability of Azure-based solutions and optimizing their performance and cost efficiency. They work closely with developers, IT operations teams, and other stakeholders to ensure smooth and efficient cloud operations.

Learners can become certified as a Microsoft Azure Administrator by following these steps:

SStep 1: Complete recommended training for AZ-104 with a Microsoft authorized training partner. SKillUp Online is an authorized Microsoft training partner.
Step 2: After completing the training, visit Microsoft's official website. Register for the Microsoft Azure Fundamentals exam, and schedule it with Pearson VUE.
Step 3: Take the exam, pass it, and get certified!

Yes. AZ-104 certification is ideal for individuals who are looking to pursue a career as an Azure Administrator. By completing this certification, you are working towards becoming an expert in implementing, managing, and monitoring an organizations Microsoft Azure environment.

It is an industry recognized certification that validates your level of skills and knowledge in this field, and ensures prospective employers are aware of this when you apply for vacancies.

Sign-up with SkillUp Online and our Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs) will walk you through all the modules as per the Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC). This course also includes hands-on experience, knowledge checks after every module, a capstone project, practice exams, and a session on how to prepare for the exam.

The renewal window begins six months before your certificate expires. During this pre-expiry window, you can take a free online assessment at Microsoft Learn and get the certificate extended by one additional year from the current expiration date.

This Microsoft Azure administrator course is completely online, so theres no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your live classes, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web.

Course Details

certificate

Type of certificate

Certificate of completion

course

About this course

36 Modules

17 Skills

includes

Includes

Discussion space

36 Knowledge checks

18 Labs

02 Practice sets

03 Final projects

create

Create

Azure storage accounts

Virtual machines

App service plan

Web application

Azure alerts

exercises

Exercises to explore

Azure portal

Azure powershell

Azure CLI

Azure app service

You’ll learn with these experts

profile-image

Microsoft

This course is led by experienced Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs).

Newsletters & Updates

Subscribe to get the latest tech career trends, guidance, and tips in your inbox.