AZ-801: Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services

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AZ-801: Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services

AZ-801: Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services

Learn how to configure advanced Windows Server services using on-premises, hybrid, and cloud technologies. Explore the hybrid capabilities of Azure and discover how to migrate virtual and physical server workloads to Azure IaaS, and secure VMs running Windows Server.

Benefit from instructor-led preparation for the AZ-801 certification exam with tips, tricks, guidance, and mentored support.

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Jan 22, 2024

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4 days, online
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AZ-801: Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services is a four-day associate level course for server administrators. This course is also recommended for Windows Server hybrid administrators who have experience working with Windows Server and want to extend the capabilities of their on-premises environments by combining on-premises and hybrid technologies.

You will learn how to configure advanced Windows Server services using on-premises, hybrid, and cloud technologies.Plus, you will discover how to perform tasks related to high availability, monitoring, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery.

During this course, you will explore how to configure security in Windows Server through Windows Defender Credential Guard, LAPS (Local Administrator Password Solution), and Azure Security Center. You will build skills for diagnosing network security issues in Windows Server IaaS VMs and for working on Azure Automation Update Management. You will develop your understanding of implementing highly available storage volumes by using Clustered Share Volumes and highly available Windows Server workloads using failover clustering. Plus, you will learn how to implement Azure Disk Encryption, Azure Site Recovery, Hyper-V Replica and Windows Server Backup, Azure-based recovery services, Recovery Services Vault, and Azure Backup policies.

You will also build skills using Azure Migrate for assessment, discovery, and migration of Hyper-V VMs and workloads. You will discover how to migrate file servers using the Storage Migration Service and a containerized application to Azure App Service. You will learn how to monitor and troubleshoot IaaS VMs running Windows Server, how to audit Windows Server events, and how to troubleshoot AD DS replication and hybrid authentication issues. Plus, you will explore how to configure a Log Analytics workspace, and recover deleted security objects and the AD DS database.

Overall, this course will prepare you for taking the AZ-801: Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services certification exam. To gain Microsoft Certified: Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate certification, you should also take the AZ-800: Administering Windows Server Hybrid Core Infrastructure 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 9 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 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:

  • Secure Windows Server on-premises and hybrid infrastructures.
  • Implement and manage Windows Server high availability.
  • Implement disaster recovery.
  • Migrate servers and workloads.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot Windows Server environments.

  • Server administrators.
  • Azure administrators.
  • Enterprise architects.
  • Support engineers.
  • Technology managers.
  • Professionals looking to gain a complete understanding of the implementing and managing on-premises and hybrid solutions.
  • Individuals looking to take the AZ-801 certification exam.

Before attending this course, you must have:

  • Experience of managing a Windows Server operating system and Windows Server workloads in on-premises scenarios, including AD DS, DNS, DFS, Hyper-V, and File and Storage Services.
  • Experience with common Windows Server management tools (implied in the first prerequisite).
  • Basic knowledge of core Microsoft compute, storage, networking, and virtualization technologies (implied in the first prerequisite).
  • Experience and an understanding of core networking technologies such as IP addressing, name resolution, and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
  • Experience of working with, and an understanding of, Microsoft Hyper-V and basic server virtualization concepts.
  • An awareness of basic security best practices.
  • Basic understanding of security-related technologies (firewalls, encryption, multi-factor authentication, SIEM/SOAR).
  • Basic knowledge of on-premises resiliency Windows Server-based compute and storage technologies (Failover Clustering, Storage Spaces).
  • Basic experience of implementing and managing IaaS services in Microsoft Azure.
  • Basic knowledge of Azure Active Directory.
  • Experience of working hands-on with Windows client operating systems such as Windows 10 or Windows 11.
  • Basic experience of Windows PowerShell.
  • An understanding of the following concepts related to Windows Server technologies:
  • High availability and disaster recovery
  • Automation
  • Monitoring
  • Troubleshooting

This course will help you to prepare for the AZ-801 Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services exam.

You will learn how to configure advanced Windows Server services using on-premises, hybrid, and cloud technologies.

  • You will become familiar with the hybrid capabilities of Azure, how to migrate virtual and physical server workloads to Azure IaaS, and how to secure Azure VMs running Windows Server.
  • You will discover how to perform tasks related to high availability, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery.
  • You will understand about administrative tools and technologies including Windows Admin Center, PowerShell, Azure Arc, Azure Automation Update Management, Microsoft Defender for Identity, Azure Security Center, Azure Migrate, and Azure Monitor.

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.

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Course Details

certificate

Type of certificate

Certificate of Completion

course

About this course

09 Modules

04 Skills

includes

Includes

Discussion space

09 Labs

09 Knowledge checks

01 Practice exam

create

Create

Adaptive application controls

Windows Virtual Machine

exercises

Exercises to explore

Windows Server DNS

Windows Server Update Services

Azure Portal

Azure Migrate App Containerization tool

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

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This course teaches IT professionals how to use on-premises, hybrid, and cloud technologies to configure advanced Windows Server services. In this course, IT professionals will learn how to use Azure's hybrid capabilities, migrate virtual and physical server workloads to Azure IaaS, and secure Azure VMs running Windows Server. Through this course, IT professionals will also learn to execute duties such as high availability, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery. Windows Admin Center, PowerShell, Azure Arc, Azure Automation Update Management, Microsoft Defender for Identity, Azure Security Center, Azure Migrate, and Azure Monitor are just a few of the administrative tools and technologies covered in this course.

This AZ-801: Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services four-day course is suitable for Windows Server hybrid administrators. You should have previous Windows Server expertise and wish to expand the capabilities of existing on-premises settings by integrating on-premises and hybrid technologies. It is also well-suited to administrators of Windows Server hybrid who already implement and manage on-premises core technologies, and who want to:

  • Secure and safeguard their environments.
  • Transfer virtual and physical workloads to Azure IaaS.
  • Create a highly available, fully redundant environment.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot.

Yes, our AZ-801: Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services course is fully online. All you need is a good connection to the internet to access the course materials.

Please note, this course is also instructor-led. You will therefore benefit from virtual instructor-led training (VILT) from professional Microsoft Certified Trainers, who will deliver the online sessions at set times. You will also have access to our discussion space, which is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Plus, our mentors are available to help you along your learning path.

Professionals can also gain Microsoft Certified: Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate certification if they gain AZ-800 certification as well.

Yes, you will be issued a Certificate of Completion when you complete this AZ-801: Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services course.

AZ-801: Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services

Course Details

certificate

Type of certificate

Certificate of Completion

course

About this course

09 Modules

04 Skills

includes

Includes

Discussion space

09 Labs

09 Knowledge checks

01 Practice exam

create

Create

Adaptive application controls

Windows Virtual Machine

exercises

Exercises to explore

Windows Server DNS

Windows Server Update Services

Azure Portal

Azure Migrate App Containerization tool

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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