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What is the Microsoft Azure Active Directory?

The Microsoft Azure Active Directory (in short: “Azure AD”) is a cloud-based service by Microsoft. It is used for the management of identities and respective access rights. These access rights can apply to: a corporate network/intranet and proprietary applications that are cloud-based external services/applications by Microsoft like the Azure portal as such and Microsoft Office […]

AZ-801: Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services On-Demand

About On-Demand Learning

TechSherpas 365’s On-Demand courses provide you with access to Microsoft official courseware materials and hands-on labs, empowering you to learn at your own pace. On-Demand allows you to design your training around your schedule, budget, and individual learning needs.

On-Demand Learning is a perfect solution for students who are unable to attend traditional instructor-led training due to schedule constraints. You receive the same materials and labs as an instructor-led course, with the added convenience of flexible scheduling and a lower price tag.

This On-Demand Course Includes:

  • Microsoft Official Courseware License with Lifetime Access (and automatic version updates)
  • Access to Hands-on Labs for 180 days
  • Access to 3 hours of Instructor Time (upon request):
    • One-on-one live instructor time geared towards your specific needs
    • Scheduled in 1-hour increments

This course teaches IT Professionals to configure advanced Windows Server services using on-premises, hybrid, and cloud technologies. The course teaches IT Professionals how to leverage 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. The course also teaches IT Professionals how to perform tasks related to high availability, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery. The course highlights 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.

Audience Profile

This four-day course is intended 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. Windows Server Hybrid Administrators who already implement and manage on-premises core technologies want to secure and protect their environments, migrate virtual and physical workloads to Azure Iaas, enable a highly available, fully redundant environment, and perform monitoring and troubleshooting.

Job role: Administrator

Preparation for exam: AZ-801

Features: none

Skills gained

  • Harden the security configuration of the Windows Server operating system environment.
  • Enhance hybrid security using Azure Security Center, Azure Sentinel, and Windows Update Management.
  • Apply security features to protect critical resources.
  • Implement high availability and disaster recovery solutions.
  • Implement recovery services in hybrid scenarios.
  • Plan and implement hybrid and cloud-only migration, backup, and recovery scenarios.
  • Perform upgrades and migration related to AD DS, and storage.
  • Manage and monitor hybrid scenarios using WAC, Azure Arc, Azure Automation and Azure Monitor.
  • Implement service monitoring and performance monitoring, and apply troubleshooting.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience with managing 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 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 with implementing and managing IaaS services in Microsoft Azure
  • Basic knowledge of Azure Active Directory
  • Experience working hands-on with Windows client operating systems such as Windows 10 or Windows 11
  • Basic experience with Windows PowerShell

An understanding of the following concepts as related to Windows Server technologies:

  • High availability and disaster recovery
  • Automation
  • Monitoring
  • Troubleshooting

 

AZ-801: Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services

This course teaches IT Professionals to configure advanced Windows Server services using on-premises, hybrid, and cloud technologies. The course teaches IT Professionals how to leverage 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. The course also teaches IT Professionals how to perform tasks related to high availability, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery. The course highlights 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.

Audience Profile

This four-day course is intended 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. Windows Server Hybrid Administrators who already implement and manage on-premises core technologies want to secure and protect their environments, migrate virtual and physical workloads to Azure Iaas, enable a highly available, fully redundant environment, and perform monitoring and troubleshooting.

Job role: Administrator

Preparation for exam: AZ-801

Features: none

Skills gained

  • Harden the security configuration of the Windows Server operating system environment.
  • Enhance hybrid security using Azure Security Center, Azure Sentinel, and Windows Update Management.
  • Apply security features to protect critical resources.
  • Implement high availability and disaster recovery solutions.
  • Implement recovery services in hybrid scenarios.
  • Plan and implement hybrid and cloud-only migration, backup, and recovery scenarios.
  • Perform upgrades and migration related to AD DS, and storage.
  • Manage and monitor hybrid scenarios using WAC, Azure Arc, Azure Automation and Azure Monitor.
  • Implement service monitoring and performance monitoring, and apply troubleshooting.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience with managing 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 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 with implementing and managing IaaS services in Microsoft Azure
  • Basic knowledge of Azure Active Directory
  • Experience working hands-on with Windows client operating systems such as Windows 10 or Windows 11
  • Basic experience with Windows PowerShell

An understanding of the following concepts as related to Windows Server technologies:

  • High availability and disaster recovery
  • Automation
  • Monitoring
  • Troubleshooting

 

AZ-800: Administering Windows Server Hybrid Core Infrastructure On-Demand

About On-Demand Learning

TechSherpas 365’s On-Demand courses provide you with access to Microsoft official courseware materials and hands-on labs, empowering you to learn at your own pace. On-Demand allows you to design your training around your schedule, budget, and individual learning needs.

On-Demand Learning is a perfect solution for students who are unable to attend traditional instructor-led training due to schedule constraints. You receive the same materials and labs as an instructor-led course, with the added convenience of flexible scheduling and a lower price tag.

This On-Demand Course Includes:

  • Microsoft Official Courseware License with Lifetime Access (and automatic version updates)
  • Access to Hands-on Labs for 180 days
  • Access to 3 hours of Instructor Time (upon request):
    • One-on-one live instructor time geared towards your specific needs
    • Scheduled in 1-hour increments

This course teaches IT Professionals how to manage core Windows Server workloads and services using on-premises, hybrid, and cloud technologies. The course teaches IT Professionals how to implement and manage on-premises and hybrid solutions such as identity, management, compute, networking, and storage in a Windows Server hybrid environment.

Audience Profile

This four-day course is intended 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. Windows Server Hybrid Administrators implement and manage on-premises and hybrid solutions such as identity, management, compute, networking, and storage in a Windows Server hybrid environment.

Job role: Administrator

Preparation for exam: AZ-800

Features: none

Skills gained

  • Use administrative techniques and tools in Windows Server.
  • Identify tools used to implement hybrid solutions, including Windows Admin Center and PowerShell.
  • Implement identity services in Windows Server.
  • Implement identity in hybrid scenarios, including Azure AD DS on Azure IaaS and managed AD DS.
  • Integrate Azure AD DS with Azure AD.
  • Manage network infrastructure services.
  • Deploy Azure VMs running Windows Server, and configure networking and storage.
  • Administer and manage Windows Server IaaS Virtual Machine remotely.
  • Manage and maintain Azure VMs running Windows Server.
  • Configure file servers and storage.
  • Implement File Services in hybrid scenarios, using Azure Files and Azure File Sync.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience with managing 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 working with and an understanding of Microsoft Hyper-V and basic server virtualization concepts
  • Basic experience with implementing and managing IaaS services in Microsoft Azure
  • Basic knowledge of Azure Active Directory
  • Experience working hands-on with Windows client operating systems such as Windows 10 or Windows 11
  • Basic experience with Windows PowerShell

 

AZ-800: Administering Windows Server Hybrid Core Infrastructure

This course teaches IT Professionals how to manage core Windows Server workloads and services using on-premises, hybrid, and cloud technologies. The course teaches IT Professionals how to implement and manage on-premises and hybrid solutions such as identity, management, compute, networking, and storage in a Windows Server hybrid environment.

Audience Profile

This four-day course is intended 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. Windows Server Hybrid Administrators implement and manage on-premises and hybrid solutions such as identity, management, compute, networking, and storage in a Windows Server hybrid environment.

Job role: Administrator

Preparation for exam: AZ-800

Features: none

Skills gained

  • Use administrative techniques and tools in Windows Server.
  • Identify tools used to implement hybrid solutions, including Windows Admin Center and PowerShell.
  • Implement identity services in Windows Server.
  • Implement identity in hybrid scenarios, including Azure AD DS on Azure IaaS and managed AD DS.
  • Integrate Azure AD DS with Azure AD.
  • Manage network infrastructure services.
  • Deploy Azure VMs running Windows Server, and configure networking and storage.
  • Administer and manage Windows Server IaaS Virtual Machine remotely.
  • Manage and maintain Azure VMs running Windows Server.
  • Configure file servers and storage.
  • Implement File Services in hybrid scenarios, using Azure Files and Azure File Sync.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience with managing 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 working with and an understanding of Microsoft Hyper-V and basic server virtualization concepts
  • Basic experience with implementing and managing IaaS services in Microsoft Azure
  • Basic knowledge of Azure Active Directory
  • Experience working hands-on with Windows client operating systems such as Windows 10 or Windows 11
  • Basic experience with Windows PowerShell

 

AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

This course teaches Azure Solution Architects how to design infrastructure solutions. Course topics cover governance, compute, application architecture, storage, data integration, authentication, networks, business continuity, and migrations. The course combines lecture with case studies to demonstrate basic architect design principles.

Audience Profile

Successful students have experience and knowledge in IT operations, including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, data platforms, and governance. Students also have experience designing and architecting solutions.

Job role: Solution Architect

Preparation for exam: AZ-305

Features: none

Skills gained

  • Design a governance solution.
  • Design a compute solution.
  • Design an application architecture.
  • Design storage, non-relational and relational.
  • Design data integration solutions.
  • Design authentication, authorization, and identity solutions.
  • Design network solutions.
  • Design backup and disaster recovery solutions.
  • Design monitoring solutions.
  • Design migration solutions.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have previous experience deploying or administering Azure resources and strong conceptual knowledge of:

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure compute technologies such as VMs, containers and serverless solutions
  • Azure virtual networking to include load balancers
  • Azure Storage technologies (unstructured and databases)
  • General application design concepts such as messaging and high availability

Prerequisite courses (or equivalent knowledge and hands-on experience):

AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions On-Demand

About On-Demand Learning

TechSherpas 365’s On-Demand courses provide you with access to Microsoft official courseware materials and hands-on labs, empowering you to learn at your own pace. On-Demand allows you to design your training around your schedule, budget, and individual learning needs.

On-Demand Learning is a perfect solution for students who are unable to attend traditional instructor-led training due to schedule constraints. You receive the same materials and labs as an instructor-led course, with the added convenience of flexible scheduling and a lower price tag.

This On-Demand Course Includes:

  • Microsoft Official Courseware License with Lifetime Access (and automatic version updates)
  • Access to Hands-on Labs for 180 days
  • Access to 3 hours of Instructor Time (upon request):
    • One-on-one live instructor time geared towards your specific needs
    • Scheduled in 1-hour increments

This course teaches Azure Solution Architects how to design infrastructure solutions. Course topics cover governance, compute, application architecture, storage, data integration, authentication, networks, business continuity, and migrations. The course combines lecture with case studies to demonstrate basic architect design principles.

Audience Profile

Successful students have experience and knowledge in IT operations, including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, data platforms, and governance. Students also have experience designing and architecting solutions.

Job role: Solution Architect

Preparation for exam: AZ-305

Features: none

Skills gained

  • Design a governance solution.
  • Design a compute solution.
  • Design an application architecture.
  • Design storage, non-relational and relational.
  • Design data integration solutions.
  • Design authentication, authorization, and identity solutions.
  • Design network solutions.
  • Design backup and disaster recovery solutions.
  • Design monitoring solutions.
  • Design migration solutions.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have previous experience deploying or administering Azure resources and strong conceptual knowledge of:

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure compute technologies such as VMs, containers and serverless solutions
  • Azure virtual networking to include load balancers
  • Azure Storage technologies (unstructured and databases)
  • General application design concepts such as messaging and high availability

Prerequisite courses (or equivalent knowledge and hands-on experience):

WS-011: Windows Server 2019 Administration On-Demand

About On-Demand Learning

TechSherpas 365’s On-Demand courses provide you with access to Microsoft official courseware materials and hands-on labs, empowering you to learn at your own pace. On-Demand allows you to design your training around your schedule, budget, and individual learning needs.

On-Demand Learning is a perfect solution for students who are unable to attend traditional instructor-led training due to schedule constraints. You receive the same materials and labs as an instructor-led course, with the added convenience of flexible scheduling and a lower price tag.

This On-Demand Course Includes:

  • Microsoft Official Courseware License with Lifetime Access (and automatic version updates)
  • Access to Hands-on Labs for 180 days
  • Access to 3 hours of Instructor Time (upon request):
    • One-on-one live instructor time geared towards your specific needs
    • Scheduled in 1-hour increments

ABOUT THIS COURSE

This course is designed primarily for IT professionals who have some experience with Windows Server. It is designed for professionals who will be responsible for managing identity, networking, storage and compute by using Windows Server 2019, and who need to understand the scenarios, requirements, and options that are available and applicable to Windows Server 2019. The course teaches IT professionals the fundamental administration skills required to deploy and support Windows Server 2019 in most organizations.

Audience profile

This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals who have some experiencing working with Windows Server and are looking for a single five-day course that covers core administration components and technologies in Windows Server 2019. This course also helps server administrators from previous Windows Server versions to update their knowledge and skills related to Windows Server 2019. Additionally, this course can help individuals looking for preparation materials to pass exams related to Windows Server. The course is also to individuals from a service desk role who wish to transition into server maintenance.

Job role: Administrator

Features: none

Skills gained

  • Use administrative techniques and tools in Windows Server 2019.
  • Implement identity Services.
  • Manage network infrastructure services.
  • Configure file servers and storage.
  • Manage virtual machines using Hyper-V virtualization and containers
  • Implement high availability and disaster recovery solutions.
  • Apply security features to protect critical resources.
  • Configure Remote Desktop Services.
  • Configure a virtual machine-based desktop infrastructure deployment.
  • Implement remote access and web services.
  • Implement service monitoring and performance monitoring, and apply troubleshooting.
  • Perform upgrades and migration related to AD DS, and storage.

Prerequisites

  • Some exposure to and experience with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) concepts and technologies in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.
  • Some exposure to and experience with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) concepts and technologies in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.
  • Experience and an understanding of core networking technologies such as IP addressing, name resolution, and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
  • Experience working with and an understanding of Microsoft Hyper-V and basic server virtualization concepts.
  • An awareness of basic security best practices.
  • Experience working hands-on with Windows client operating systems such as Windows 8, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
  • Basic experience with Windows PowerShell.

SC-300: Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator On-Demand

About On-Demand Learning

TechSherpas 365’s On-Demand courses provide you with access to Microsoft official courseware materials and hands-on labs, empowering you to learn at your own pace. On-Demand allows you to design your training around your schedule, budget, and individual learning needs.

On-Demand Learning is a perfect solution for students who are unable to attend traditional instructor-led training due to schedule constraints. You receive the same materials and labs as an instructor-led course, with the added convenience of flexible scheduling and a lower price tag.

This On-Demand Course Includes:

  • Microsoft Official Courseware License with Lifetime Access (and automatic version updates)
  • Access to Hands-on Labs for 180 days
  • Access to 3 hours of Instructor Time (upon request):
    • One-on-one live instructor time geared towards your specific needs
    • Scheduled in 1-hour increments

ABOUT THIS COURSE

This course provides IT Identity and Access Professional, along with IT Security Professional, with the knowledge and skills needed to implement identity management solutions based on Microsoft Azure AD, and it connected identity technologies. This course includes identity content for Azure AD, enterprise application registration, conditional access, identity governance, and other identity tools.

Audience Profile

This course is for the Identity and Access Administrators who are planning to take the associated certification exam, or who are performing identity and access administration tasks in their day-to-day job. This course would also be helpful to an administrator or engineer that wants to specialize in providing identity solutions and access management systems for Azure-based solutions; playing an integral role in protecting an organization.

Job role: Security Engineer

Preparation for exam: SC-300

Features: none

Skills gained

  • Implement an identity management solution
  • Implement an authentication and access management solutions
  • Implement access management for apps
  • Plan and implement an identity governancy strategy

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students should have understanding of:

  • Security best practices and industry security requirements such as defense in depth, least privileged access, shared responsibility, and zero trust model.
  • Be familiar with identity concepts such as authentication, authorization, and active directory.
  • Have some experience deploying Azure workloads. This course does not cover the basics of Azure administration, instead the course content builds on that knowledge by adding security specific information.
  • Some experience with Windows and Linux operating systems and scripting languages is helpful but not required. Course labs may use PowerShell and the CLI.

Prerequisite courses (or equivalent knowledge and hands-on experience):

SC-200: Microsoft Security Operations Analyst On-Demand

About On-Demand Learning

TechSherpas 365’s On-Demand courses provide you with access to Microsoft official courseware materials and hands-on labs, empowering you to learn at your own pace. On-Demand allows you to design your training around your schedule, budget, and individual learning needs.

On-Demand Learning is a perfect solution for students who are unable to attend traditional instructor-led training due to schedule constraints. You receive the same materials and labs as an instructor-led course, with the added convenience of flexible scheduling and a lower price tag.

This On-Demand Course Includes:

  • Microsoft Official Courseware License with Lifetime Access (and automatic version updates)
  • Access to Hands-on Labs for 180 days
  • Access to 3 hours of Instructor Time (upon request):
    • One-on-one live instructor time geared towards your specific needs
    • Scheduled in 1-hour increments

ABOUT THIS COURSE

Learn how to investigate, respond to, and hunt for threats using Microsoft Sentinel, Microsoft Defender for Cloud, and Microsoft 365 Defender. In this course you will learn how to mitigate cyberthreats using these technologies. Specifically, you will configure and use Microsoft Sentinel as well as utilize Kusto Query Language (KQL) to perform detection, analysis, and reporting. The course was designed for people who work in a Security Operations job role and helps learners prepare for the exam SC-200: Microsoft Security Operations Analyst.

Audience Profile

The Microsoft Security Operations Analyst collaborates with organizational stakeholders to secure information technology systems for the organization. Their goal is to reduce organizational risk by rapidly remediating active attacks in the environment, advising on improvements to threat protection practices, and referring violations of organizational policies to appropriate stakeholders. Responsibilities include threat management, monitoring, and response by using a variety of security solutions across their environment. The role primarily investigates, responds to, and hunts for threats using Microsoft Sentinel, Microsoft Defender for Cloud, Microsoft 365 Defender, and third-party security products. Since the Security Operations Analyst consumes the operational output of these tools, they are also a critical stakeholder in the configuration and deployment of these technologies.

Job role: Security Engineer

Preparation for exam: SC-200

Features: none

Skills gained

  • Explain how Microsoft Defender for Endpoint can remediate risks in your environment
  • Administer a Microsoft Defender for Endpoint environment
  • Configure Attack Surface Reduction rules on Windows devices
  • Perform actions on a device using Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
  • Investigate domains and IP addresses in Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
  • Investigate user accounts in Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
  • Configure alert settings in Microsoft 365 Defender
  • Explain how the threat landscape is evolving
  • Conduct advanced hunting in Microsoft 365 Defender
  • Manage incidents in Microsoft 365 Defender
  • Explain how Microsoft Defender for Identity can remediate risks in your environment
  • Investigate DLP alerts in Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps
  • Explain the types of actions you can take on an insider risk management case
  • Configure auto-provisioning in Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps
  • Remediate alerts in Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps
  • Construct KQL statements
  • Filter searches based on event time, severity, domain, and other relevant data using KQL
  • Extract data from unstructured string fields using KQL
  • Manage a Microsoft Sentinel workspace
  • Use KQL to access the watchlist in Microsoft Sentinel
  • Manage threat indicators in Microsoft Sentinel
  • Explain the Common Event Format and Syslog connector differences in Microsoft Sentinel
  • Connect Azure Windows Virtual Machines to Microsoft Sentinel
  • Configure Log Analytics agent to collect Sysmon events
  • Create new analytics rules and queries using the analytics rule wizard
  • Create a playbook to automate an incident response
  • Use queries to hunt for threats
  • Observe threats over time with livestream

Prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of Microsoft 365
  • Fundamental understanding of Microsoft security, compliance, and identity products
  • Intermediate understanding of Windows 10
  • Familiarity with Azure services, specifically Azure SQL Database and Azure Storage
  • Familiarity with Azure virtual machines and virtual networking
  • Basic understanding of scripting concepts.