AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator Certification

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This course trains IT professionals to manage their Azure subscriptions, secure identities, administer the infrastructure, configure virtual networking, connect Azure and on-premises sites.

Course Description

This course introduces the participants to prepare for AZ 104 Certification, which will help you train for the Microsoft Azure Admin certification exam. This course is derived from Az 103, just like the certification itself, and all the changes made to Az 103 by Microsoft to make it Az 104 are now incorporated in this course. You will be working on Azure services such as Storage, Virtual Machines, Cloud Services, Azure Active Directory, advanced Virtual Networking, and Secure Identities, along with how to manage services that relate to computing, storage, and network security. This will help you improve your Azure Administrator skills and prepare for the Azure administrator exam.

This course teaches IT Professionals how to handle their Azure subscriptions, secure identities, administer the infrastructure, configure virtual networking, connect Azure and on-premises sites, manage network traffic, implement storage solutions, create and scale virtual machines, execute web apps and containers.

Candidates should have expertise in implementing, managing, and monitoring an organization's Microsoft Azure environment. Candidates should have at least six months of hands-on experience administering Azure, along with a strong understanding of core Azure services, Azure workloads, security, and governance.

Microsoft Azure Administrator Certification AZ-104 measures the ability of those responsible for the role of Azure Administrator. This certification validates your knowledge of managing cloud services that span compute, storage, networking, security, and other cloud capabilities of Microsoft Azure.

The prerequisites for this course include: Work background in IT Administration Fundamentals of Cloud Computing Essential knowledge of Virtualization, Networking & Databases Ability in using PowerShell and Command-Line Interface

Systems administrators, network administrators, and new IT professionals should consider the AZ-104. If you intend to work with Azure in your career, taking the AZ-104 is how you can prove readiness to potential employers and managers.

Career opportunities after this course are Administrator, AI Engineer, App Maker, Auditor, Business User, Data Analyst, Data Engineer, Data Scientist.

Your system should have a memory Minimum of 8 GB RAM, Processor – Intel Core i3 CPU @2.00 GHz or later, Storage – 250 GB HDD/SDD or later, Windows 7 or later, Ubuntu 14 or later operating system, Visual Studio 2017 community edition (Include Azure packages), Windows PowerShell 4.0 or later (Install Azure Module), Microsoft Azure SDK for .NET v2.9 or later.

Microsoft Azure is used by organizations worldwide, and companies that use Azure need IT professionals to make their Azure run right. Microsoft offers an exam to prove whether or not an administrator is prepared to manage everything Azure can; it's the AZ-104 and passing it earns an administrator Microsoft's associate-level Azure certification.

What you'll learn

  • In this course, you will learn to: Manage Azure identities and governance, Implementing and managing storage, Deploy and managing Azure compute resources, Configure and managing virtual networking, Monitor and backup Azure resources


  • Minimum of six months of experience administering Azure. Should have a strong sense of core Azure services, governance, Azure workloads, and security.


this module prepares you for the administrative tools and components of an Azure subscription and the different available subscription types. You will also know about the various services provided by Azure. Introduction to Azure Resource Manager and how resources are categorized into resource groups.

introduction to Cloud Computing
Overview of Microsoft Azure
Microsoft Azure Services
Azure Subscriptions
Management Groups
Azure Resource Manager
Azure Portal and PowerShell
Azure Resource Manager Policies
Azure Policy Definition Structure
Resource Management Locks
Organizing Azure Resources
Create an Azure account
Manage subscriptions, billing, and policies
Configure Management Groups
Operate Portal and PowerShell to deploy and control resources on Azure
Create Azure policies

In this section, you will be introduced to Azure virtual networking concepts and how to create and configure them. You will also understand system routes, routing tables, and routing algorithms are used. This module also introduces you to Azure DNS basics and Network Security Groups (NSGs), implementing NSGs considering service endpoints and policies.

Introduction to Azure Virtual Networks
IP Addresses – Public and Private
Classless Inter-domain Routing (CIDR)
Network Interface Cards (NICs)
Network Security Groups (NSGs)
Network Security Group Rules
Virtual Network Service Endpoints
Service Endpoint Policies
Azure Load Balancer
Azure DNS
Azure Firewall
Azure Bastion Service
Create and Configure Virtual Networks
Setup Network Security Groups (NSGs)
Limit Network Access to Resources with Service Endpoints
Implement Azure DNS
Configure Azure Firewall
Deploy Azure Bastion Service

introduction to Azure VMs, their supporting OS, sizing, and pricing. You will also learn to create and configure Windows and Linux VMs in Azure. This module also trains you on how to create custom VMs in Azure. You will also know how VMs extend through custom scripts and Desired State Configuration.

Azure Virtual Machines
Azure Resource Manager VM
Introduction to ARM Templates
Create a Custom Image of Azure VM
Create a Managed Image of a Generalized VM
Create an Image from VM Snapshots
Creating a Linux Virtual Machine
Virtual Machine Extensions
Configuration Management using PowerShell DSC
Run Custom Scripts using Custom Script Extension
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Azure Container Instances (ACI)
App Service
App Service Plans
Create Windows VMs in the Azure Portal
Create Windows VMs with Azure PowerShell
Create VMs using ARM Templates
Deploy custom server images
Configure Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Create a Web App Service

You will learn about storage accounts – Standard and Premium, storage endpoints. You will also know about data copy and work with Azure Storage Explorer to manage storage data. You will discover how a shared access signature (SAS) provides delegated Access to resources, disks, and storage - Azure Blob Storage, Azure Files, and structured storage types like Table and Queue storage.

Azure Storage
Azure Storage Replication
Azure Storage Explorer
Attach or Detach an External Storage Account
Shared Access Signatures (SAS)
Attach a Storage Account using SAS
Azure Blob Storage
Azure File Storage
Azure Queue Storage
Azure Table Storage
Create Azure Storage accounts
Manage storage using Azure Storage Explorer
Copy data by using AZCopy
Secure storage using SAS
Implement Blobs and Files storages
Implement Table storage

This section teaches you how to use Azure backup as a data protection solution and work with Azure File Sync, Azure CDN, and transferring data to and from the cloud using Import/Export service and Data Box.

Azure Backup
Why Use Azure Backup?
Files and Folder Backup
Application Backup
Azure File Share
Azure File Sync
Content Delivery Network (CDN)
How does CDN Work?
Azure Import/Export Service
Azure Data Box
Implement Azure Backup service
Create an Azure File Share
Implement Azure File Sync
Store and access data using Azure CDN service
Transfer data using Azure Import/Export service

This module aims to teach the two main configuration areas for VMs: Networking and Storage. You will learn how to keep your VMs highly available sets and use scale sets to increase/decrease the number of VMs, backing up and restoring VMs.

Azure Virtual Machine Storage
Azure Virtual Machine Availability
Fault and Update Domains
Azure Load Balancer
Automatic Scaling of Azure VMs
VM Scale Sets
Azure VM Backup
Azure VM Monitoring with Azure Diagnostics Extension
Azure Advisor
Attach a Managed Data Disk to a Windows VM
Initialize a New Data Disk
Configure Azure Load Balancer
Create a VM Scale Set
Implement Backup and Restore
Diagnostic Extension to Monitor Metrics and Logs

This module covers three ways traffic is dispersed in a virtual network: Azure Load Balancer, Azure Traffic Manager, Azure Application Gateway, types of inter-site connectivity: VNet-to-VNet connections, and VNet Peering, connectivity method and how to implement and configure that method.

Azure Traffic Manager
Azure Application Gateway
Azure Virtual Network Routing
Azure Virtual Network Connectivity
Azure VPN Gateway
BGP with VPN Gateway
Virtual Network Peering
Implement Azure Traffic Manager
Configure Virtual Network Gateways
Configure BGP with Azure VPN Gateway
mplement Virtual Network Peering

This module introduces you to integrate on-premises networks with Azure Virtual Network, Point-to-Site VPN Connections, and ExpressRoute to connect your virtual networks, troubleshooting common network issues with the help of the Azure Network Watcher tool.

Azure Inter-site VPN Connectivity Methods
Site-to-Site VPN Gateway Connection
Point-to-Site VPN Gateway Connection
VNet-to-VNet Connections
Azure ExpressRoute
Azure Virtual WAN
Azure Network Watcher
Resource Troubleshooting in Azure Network Watcher
Create and Configure Point-to-Site Connection
Configure Vnet-to-Vnet Connection
Configure Azure ExpressRoute
Configure Azure Virtual WAN
Implement Network Watcher

In this, you will learn about Azure Monitor and its many capabilities to ensure your Azure architecture is working correctly. The Log Analytics tool provides a way to analyze and query all types of connected data, role-Based Access Control, and application to users and groups.

Overview of Role-Based Access Control
Azure Monitor
Log Analytics
Azure Activity Log
Alerts in Azure Monitor
Custom roles in Azure
Access to Azure resources by assigning roles
Manage multiple directories
Manage Access using RBAC
Grant Access for a Group using RBAC
Configure Activity Log Alerts
Create a custom role

You will be trained in the Azure Active Directory and the basics of implementing Azure AD objects. These objects contain domains and tenants, users and groups, roles, and devices. You will practice configuring these objects through the portal and with Azure PowerShell in each lesson.

Identity Access Management
Azure Active Directory
Multi-Factor Authentication
Self-Service Password Reset
Azure AD Identity Protection
Azure AD Conditional Access
Azure AD Domains and Tenants
Azure AD Domain Services
Azure AD Join
Azure AD Single Sign-On
Manage Azure AD Objects
Configure Self-Service Password Reset
Implement Azure AD Identity Protection
Configure Domains and Tenants, Users and Groups
Enable Azure AD Domain Services

This module will teach you how to integrate Active Directory with your existing infrastructure. You will learn about other authentication options such as Single Sign-on and Pass-through authentication. You will also learn to configure Azure AD Application Proxy conditional access policies. This module also focuses on MFA and its work.

Hybrid Identity
Password Hash Synchronization (PHS)
Pass-through Authentication (PTA)
Federated Authentication
Azure AD Seamless Single Sign-On (SSO)
Azure AD Application Proxy
Password Writeback
Implement Password Hash Synchronization and Pass-through Authentication
Implement App Proxy and Password Writeback
Configure user accounts for Multi-Factor Authentication


Edtia Support Team is for a lifetime and will be available 24/7 to help with your queries during and after the completion of the course.

Microsoft Azure is one of the leading technologies in the IT Industry. After completing this course, you can enhance your knowledge in the industry and land a high-paying job in the field.

Coding is not required. You will be able to use Microsoft Azure without any coding development, and you will have all of the tools provided by Microsoft Azure.

The average salary of an Azure Developer is around US$130,140/year. For a beginner Azure developer, the pay is approx. US$97,200.

To better understand the course, one must learn as per the curriculum.

The responsibility of the Azure Administrator changes according to the need. These works include managing, implementing, storage, computing, and virtual networks in a cloud environment monitoring identity, governance, size, monitoring, and adjusting resources.

Yes, it is perfect for freshers. A cloud computing professional will not find any shortage of employment or work in any sector or industry, and there is a significant shortage of cloud computing professionals.

Exam AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator", and the full title of the certificate is "Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate." An AZ-104 tests an administrator's ability to execute, control and monitor an entire Azure environment.

By enrolling in the104 Microsoft Azure Administrator Certificate course and completing the course module, you can get CertZip Azure training certification.

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Training Course Features


Every certification training session is followed by a quiz to assess your course learning.

Mock Tests
Mock Tests

The Mock Tests Are Arranged To Help You Prepare For The Certification Examination.

Lifetime Access
Lifetime Access

A lifetime access to LMS is provided where presentations, quizzes, installation guides & class recordings are available.

24x7 Expert Support
24x7 Expert Support

A 24x7 online support team is available to resolve all your technical queries, through a ticket-based tracking system.


For our learners, we have a community forum that further facilitates learning through peer interaction and knowledge sharing.


Successfully complete your final course project and CertZip will provide you with a completion certification.

AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator Certification

You will receive Edtia 104 Microsoft Azure Administrator certification on completing live online instructor-led classes. After completing the course module, you will receive the certificate.

A Microsoft 104 Microsoft Azure Administrator certificate is a certification that verifies that the holder has the knowledge and skills required to work with Azure technology.

Yes, Access to the course material will be available for a lifetime once you have enrolled in Edita 104 Microsoft Azure AdministratorCertificate course.

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