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Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (M20533)

New – Expand your cloud technology experience to include Microsoft Azure.

GK# 0256 Vendor# M20533

Course Overview


In this course, you will learn how to provision and manage services in Microsoft Azure. Learn how to implement infrastructure components such as virtual networks, virtual machines, containers, web and mobile apps, and storage in Azure. You will also review how to plan for and manage Azure AD, and configure Azure AD integration with on-premises Active Directory domains.

This course incorporates materials from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20533 and can assist you in your preparation for Exam 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.

This course is also available in the On-Demand delivery format with digital Microsoft Official Courseware (dMOC). Click here to purchase.

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What You'll Learn

  • Azure architecture components including infrastructure, tools, and portals
  • Implement and manage virtual networking within Azure and connecting to on-premise environments
  • Plan and create Azure virtual machines
  • Configure, manage, and monitor Azure VMs to optimize availability and reliability
  • Implement Azure App Service
  • Plan and implement storage, backup, and recovery
  • Implement container-based workloads in Azure
  • Deploy, configure, and monitor diagnose cloud services
  • Implement Azure AD
  • Manage an Active Directory infrastructure in a hybrid environment
  • Automate operations in Azure by using Azure Automation runbooks


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Introduction to Azure

  • Cloud Technology Overview
  • Overview of Azure
  • Managing Azure with the Azure portal
  • Managing Azure with Windows PowerShell
  • Managing Azure with Azure CLI
  • Overview of Azure deployment models
  • Managing and monitoring Azure resources

Implement and Manage Azure Networks

  • Overview of Azure networking
  • Implementing and managing virtual networks
  • Configuring an Azure virtual network
  • Configuring virtual network connectivity
  • Overview of Azure classic networking

Implement Virtual Machines (VMs)

  • Overview of Azure Virtual Machines
  • Planning deployment of Azure Virtual Machines
  • Deploying Azure Virtual Machines
  • Overview of Azure Virtual Machines

Managing Azure Virtual Machines

  • Configure Azure Virtual Machines
  • Manage disks of Azure Virtual Machines
  • Manage and Monitor Azure Virtual Machines
  • Manage Classic Azure Virtual Machines

Implementing Azure App Service

  • Introduction to App Services
  • Planning app deployment in App Service
  • Implementing and maintaining web apps
  • Configuring web apps
  • Monitoring web apps and WebJobs
  • Implementing mobile apps
  • Implementing Traffic Manager

Plan and Implement Storage, Backup, and Recovery Services

  • Planning Storage
  • Implement Azure Content Delivery Networks (CDNs)
  • Implementing Azure Backup
  • Planning and implementing Azure Site Recovery

Implement Containers in Azure

  • Implement Windows and Linux Containers in Azure
  • Implementing Azure Container Service

Implementing Azure Cloud Services

  • Planning and Deploying Azure Cloud Services
  • Managing and maintaining Azure Cloud Services

Implement Azure Active Directory (AD)

  • Creating and Managing Azure AD tenants
  • Configuring Application and resource access with Azure AD
  • Overview of Azure AD Premium

Manage AD Infrastructure in the Hybrid Environment

  • Extending On-Premises Active Directory Doman to Azure IaaS
  • Implementing Directory Synchronization by using Azure AD Connect
  • Implementing SSO in hybrid scenarios

Implement Azure-based Management and Automation

  • Implementing Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS)
  • Implementing Azure Automation
  • Implementing Automation Runbooks
  • Implementing Azure Automation-based management


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Note: Given the dynamic nature of Microsoft cloud tools, you may experience changes in the interface that do not match up with courseware. Your Global Knowledge instructor will always teach to the latest release and guide you through the updates as needed. 

Managing Microsoft Azure

  • Using the Azure portals
  • Using the Azure Resource Manager features in the Azure portal
  • Using Azure PowerShell
  • Use Azure CLI

Using a Deployment Template and Azure PowerShell to Implement Azure Virtual Networks

  • Creating an Azure Virtual Network by Using a Deployment Template
  • Creating a Virtual Network Using Azure PowerShell
  • Creating a Virtual Network by using Azure CLI

Configure VNet Peering

  • Use the Azure portal to configure VNet Peering
  • Configure VNet peering–based service chaining
  • Validate Virtual Network Connectivity

Deploy Azure VMs

  • Creating Virtual Machines by Using the Azure Portal, Azure PowerShell, and Azure CLI
  • Validating Azure VM deployment

Deploying Azure Virtual Machines by Using Azure Resource Manager Templates

  • Using Visual Studio and an Azure Resource Manager Template to Deploy Azure Virtual Machines
  • Using Azure PowerShell and an Azure Resource Manager Template to Deploy Azure Virtual Machines
  • Using Azure CLI and an Azure Resource Manager template to deploy Azure VMs

Manage Azure Virtual Machines

  • Implement Desired State Configuration (DSC)
  • Implement Storage Space-Based Volumes

Implement Web Apps

  • Create, Deploy, and Manage Web Apps
  • Implement Traffic Manager

Planning and Implementing Azure Storage

  • Creating and Configuring Azure Storage
  • Using Azure File Storage
  • Protecting Data with Azure Backup

Implement containers on Azure VMs

  • Implement Windows and Linux Containers in Azure
  • Deploying Containers to Azure VMs
  • Deploying Multicontainer Applications with Docker Compose to Azure VMs
  • Implementing Azure Container Registry

Implement Azure Container Service

  • Create and Manage and ACS cluster

Implement Azure Cloud Services

  • Creating an ACS cluster
  • Managing an ACS cluster

Implementing Azure Active Directory

  • Administering AD
  • Configure Single Sign-On
  • Configure Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Configuring SSO from a Windows 10-based computer

Implementing and Managing an Azure AD Synchronization

  • Configure Directory Synchronization
  • Synchronize Directories

Implementing Automation

  • Configuring Automation Accounts
  • Creating Runbooks



Experience with or knowledge of:

  • Completed the Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certification in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.
  • 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 websites, including: how to create, configure, monitor and deploy a website on Internet Information Services (IIS).
  • Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including: domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
  • Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations.

Who Should Attend

  • IT professionals who want to deploy, configure, and administer services, containers, and virtual machines (VMs) in Azure.
  • IT professional who use Microsoft System Center to manage and orchestrate server infrastructure.
  • Windows Server administrators who are looking to evaluate and migrate on-premises Active Directory roles and services to the cloud.
  • IT professionals who want to use Azure to host websites and mobile app back-end services.
  • IT professionals who want to take the Microsoft Certification Exam 70:533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.

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This course comes with extended access to the following benefits:

  • 30 days of practice labs
  • 12 months of 24x7 mentoring
  • 12 months access to class recordings
  • 12 months of unlimited retakes
  • Digital Courseware
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Duration: 5 day

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