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AZ-104: Configure and manage virtual networks for Azure administrators

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Overview

    • Module 1: You will learn to configure virtual networks and subnets, including IP addressing.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

      • Describe virtual network features and components.
      • Identify features and usage cases for subnets and subnetting.
      • Identify usage cases for private and public IP addresses.
      • Create and determine which resources require public IP addresses.
      • Create and determine which resources require private IP addresses.
      • Create virtual networks.
    • Module 2: You will learn how to implement network security groups and ensure network security group rules are correctly applied.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

      • Determine when to use network security groups.
      • Implement network security group rules.
      • Evaluate network security group effective rules.
    • Module 3: You will learn how to configure the Azure Firewall including firewall rules.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

      • Determine when to use Azure Firewall.
      • Implement Azure Firewall including firewall rules
    • Module 4: You will learn how to configure Azure DNS including custom domain names and record sets.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

      • Identify features and usage cases for domains, custom domains, and private zones.
      • Verify custom domain names using DNS records.
      • Implement DNS zones, DNS delegation, and DNS record sets.
    • Module 5: You will learn to configure a VNet peering connection and address transit and connectivity concerns.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

      • Identify usage cases and product features of virtual network peering.
      • Configure gateway transit, connectivity, and service chaining.
    • Module 6: You will learn how to create VPN gateways and securely connect your company sites to Azure.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

      • Identify features and usage cases for VPN gateways.
      • Implement high availability scenarios.
      • Configure site-to-site VPN connections using a VPN gateway.
    • Module 7: You will learn how to configure ExpressRoute and Virtual WAN to provide connection services.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

      • Identify features and usage cases for ExpressRoute.
      • Coexist site-to-site and ExpressRoute networks.
      • Identify features and usage cases for virtual WAN.
    • Module 8: You will learn how to configure routes including endpoints and private links.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

      • Implement system routes and user-defined routes.
      • Configure a custom route.
      • Implement service endpoints.
      • Identify features and usage cases for private links and endpoint services.
    • Module 9: You will learn how to configure an internal or public load balancer.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

      • Identify features and usage cases for Azure load balancer.
      • Implement public and internal Azure load balancers.
      • Configure load balancer SKUs, backend pools, session persistence, and health probes.
    • Module 10: You will learn how to configure an Azure Application Gateway.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

      • Identify features and usage cases for Azure Application Gateway.
      • Implement Azure Application Gateway, including selecting a routing method.
      • Configure gateway features such as routing rules.
    • Module 11: In this module, you will learn how to plan and implement an IP addressing scheme for virtual networks and virtual machines in Azure.

In this module, you will:

      • Identify the private IP addressing capabilities of Azure virtual networks.
      • Identify the public IP addressing capabilities of Azure.
      • Identify the requirements for IP addressing when integrating with on-premises networks.
    • Module 12: Use virtual network peering to enable communication across virtual networks in a way that's secure and minimally complex.

In this module, you will:

      • Identify use cases for virtual network peering.
      • Identify the features and limitations of virtual network peering.
      • Configure peering connections between virtual networks.
    • Module 13: Learn how to host your domain on Azure DNS.

In this module, you will:

      • Configure Azure DNS to host your domain
    • Module 14: Learn how to control Azure virtual network traffic by implementing custom routes.

In this module, you will:

      • Identify the routing capabilities of an Azure virtual network
      • Configure routing within a virtual network
      • Deploy a basic network virtual appliance
      • Configure routing to send traffic through a network virtual appliance
    • Module 15: In this module, you will learn how to use Azure Load Balancer to distribute traffic between multiple virtual servers or services.

In this module, you will:

    • Identify the features and capabilities of Azure Load Balancer
    • Deploy and configure an Azure load balancer

Syllabus

  • Module 1: Configure virtual networks
    • Introduction
    • Plan virtual networks
    • Create subnets
    • Create virtual networks
    • Plan IP addressing
    • Create public IP addressing
    • Associate public IP addresses
    • Associate private IP addresses
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary and resources
  • Module 2: Configure network security groups
    • Introduction
    • Implement network security groups
    • Determine network security group rules
    • Determine network security group effective rules
    • Create network security group rules
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary and resources
  • Module 3: Configure Azure Firewall
    • Introduction
    • Determine Azure Firewall uses
    • Create Azure Firewalls
    • Create firewall rules
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary and resources
  • Module 4: Configure Azure DNS
    • Introduction
    • Identify domains and custom domains
    • Verify custom domain names
    • Create Azure DNS zones
    • Delegate DNS domains
    • Add DNS record sets
    • Plan for private DNS zones
    • Determine private zone scenarios
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary and resources
  • Module 5: Configure virtual network peering
    • Introduction
    • Determine virtual network peering uses
    • Determine gateway transit and connectivity
    • Create virtual network peering
    • Determine service chaining uses
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary and resources
  • Module 6: Configure VPN Gateway
    • Introduction
    • Determine 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
    • Setup the on-premises VPN gateway
    • Create the VPN connection
    • Determine high availability scenarios
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary and resources
  • Module 7: Configure ExpressRoute and Virtual WAN
    • Introduction
    • Determine ExpressRoute uses
    • Determine ExpressRoute capabilities
    • Coexist site-to-site and ExpressRoute
    • Compare intersite connection options
    • Determine Virtual WAN uses
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary and resources
  • Module 8: Configure network routing and endpoints
    • Introduction
    • Review system routes
    • Identify user-defined routes
    • Examine a routing example
    • Determine service endpoint uses
    • Determine service endpoint services
    • Identify private link uses
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary and resources
  • Module 9: Configure Azure Load Balancer
    • Introduction
    • Determine Azure load balancer uses
    • Implement a public load balancer
    • Implement an internal load balancer
    • Determine load balancer SKUs
    • Create backend pools
    • Create load balancer rules
    • Configure session persistence
    • Create health probes
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary and resources
  • Module 10: Configure Azure Application Gateway
    • Introduction
    • Implement Application Gateway
    • Determine Application Gateway routing
    • Application Gateway component set up
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary and resources
  • Module 11: Design an IP addressing schema for your Azure deployment
    • Introduction
    • Network IP addressing and integration
    • Public and private IP addressing in Azure
    • Plan IP addressing for your networks
    • Exercise - Design and implement IP addressing for Azure virtual networks
    • Summary
  • Module 12: Distribute your services across Azure virtual networks and integrate them by using virtual network peering
    • Introduction
    • Connect services by using virtual network peering
    • Exercise - Prepare virtual networks for peering by using Azure CLI commands
    • Exercise - Configure virtual network peering connections by using Azure CLI commands
    • Exercise - Verify virtual network peering by using SSH between Azure virtual machines
    • Summary
  • Module 13: Host your domain on Azure DNS
    • Introduction
    • What is Azure DNS?
    • Configure Azure DNS to host your domain
    • Exercise - Create a DNS zone and an A record by using Azure DNS
    • Dynamically resolve resource name by using alias record
    • Exercise - Create alias records for Azure DNS
    • Summary
  • Module 14: Manage and control traffic flow in your Azure deployment with routes
    • Introduction
    • Identify routing capabilities of an Azure virtual network
    • Exercise - Create custom routes
    • What is an NVA?
    • Exercise - Create an NVA and virtual machines
    • Exercise - Route traffic through the NVA
    • Summary
  • Module 15: Improve application scalability and resiliency by using Azure Load Balancer
    • Introduction
    • Azure Load Balancer features and capabilities
    • Configure a public load balancer
    • Exercise - Configure a public load balancer
    • Internal load balancer
    • Summary

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