Introduction to Azure Infrastructure as a Service
This is a one-day training course. Select the desired start date at the top right of the screen for practical information regarding the training (location, price, registration, etc.).
This course is intended for everyone with an interest in Microsoft Azure. The focus is on IaaS or Infrastructure as a Service: compute (virtual machines), networking, and storage.
Who should attend this training
This course is intended for everyone with little or no knowledge of Microsoft Azure.
After attending this course, students will know the basics about Azure subscriptions, how they are linked to an Active Directory tenant, and the IaaS building blocks of compute, networking and storage.
- Students should have experience with on-premises infrastructure such as virtual machines on Hyper-V or VMware.
- This is a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) training. Please bring your own laptop to the course. You will need a browser to access the Azure Portal.
- Basic building blocks: Azure regions, Azure geographies, Azure zones, Azure subscriptions
- A tour around the portal
- Integration with an Active Directory tenant
- Role-based Access Control (RBAC)
- Command-line management tools (Azure CLI and PowerShell)
- Step-by-step: creating a virtual machine in Azure
- Virtual networks and subnets
- Security with network security groups (NSGs)
- DNS in a virtual network
- Virtual network routing and user-defined routes
- Outbound access to the Internet
- Inbound access from the Internet
- On-premises connectivity options
- Virtual network peering
- Step-by-step: peering two virtual networks
- Virtual machine types
- Virtual machine storage with Managed Disks
- Virtual machine HA and DR concepts
- Virtual machine backup
- Securing virtual machines: intro to Security Center
- Deploying a virtual machine with Azure CLI
- Deploying a virtual machine with an ARM template