This David Papkin page has course info on Microsoft Azure AZ-104.
Azure Storage Introduction
Quickstart: Create a Windows virtual machine in the Azure portal
Quickstart: Create a virtual machine scale set in the Azure portal
Quickstart: Create a virtual network using the Azure portal
Tutorial: Route network traffic with a route table using the Azure portal
Get started with Azure Advisor
Practice – Azure Network Watcher
Create, view, and manage activity log alerts by using Azure Monitor
Export Azure Activity log to storage or Azure Event Hubs
Quick steps: Create and use an SSH public-private key pair for Linux VMs in Azure
Quickstart: Create and deploy Azure Resource Manager templates by using the Azure portal
Tutorial: Create a Site-to-Site connection using Azure Virtual WAN
Create a file share in Azure Files
Quickstart: Upload, download, and list blobs with the Azure portal
Back up a Windows Server or client to Azure
Quickstart: Create an Azure DNS zone and record using Azure PowerShell
Quickstart: Create an Azure private DNS zone using the Azure portal
Q How can you access Azure Monitor?
A Portal, API, Event Hubs and Log Analytics
Q How long is Azure Monitor historical data accessable?
A 30 days
How can use Azure Monitor to view metrics and logs?
Log Analytics, SCOM, and Event Hubs
Q What is the difference between Maintenance and Downtime?
A Understand VM Reboots – maintenance vs. downtime
Q What is the purpose of Azure VMs?
A Windows virtual machines in Azure
Q What are some tools to determine what workloads can be virtualised and costs?
Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Calculator
Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine Readiness Assessment
Q How do network security groups filter network traffic ?
A You can use an Azure network security group to filter network traffic to and from Azure resources in an Azure virtual network. A network security group contains security rules that allow or deny inbound network traffic to, or outbound network traffic from, several types of Azure resources. For each rule, you can specify source and destination, port, and protocol.
Name the different Azure support plans.
- Professional Direct
How to implement backup of on-prem folders and files?
- Create recovery services vault
- Download the agent and credential file
- Install and register agent
- Configure the backup
What are the options for different deployment methods in Continuous Deployment?
- CLI,Git, Visual studio, FTP
- GitHub, Bitbucket, or Azure DevOps
What are the different ways to manage Azure?
Portal, Powershell, CLI, Cloudshell
How to setup Azure Policy?
- Browse policy definitions
- Create Initiative Definitions
- Scope the Definitions
- View Eval results
What are some capabilities of Azure Monitor?
- Monitor and visualize metrics
- Query and analyze logs
- Setup alerts and actions
What are some available High Availability solutions for Azure?
Content Delivery Networks (CDN)
Azure 104 Labfiles
Azure lab setup procedure
1) Create NEW email account email@example.com suggested password Pa55w.rd1234 where ddmmyy = starting date of your course and xxx = your initials at https://outlook.live.com/owa/
The new Microsoft account is needed for the Azure Pass used for the labs in this course. The use of any other account is not supported for this class. Appreciate your understanding.
2) Make a new folder C:\Labfiles using File Explorer
or from Powershell or Cmd prompt
Md C:\Labfiles (command line)
3) Download and extract into C:\Labfiles
4 ) Download and install Visual Studio Code Visual Studio Code
Make sure you are logged out of all other email accounts (except the new email account you have created) in ALL browsers before proceding to #5
5)Redeem Azure pass https://www.microsoftazurepass.com/
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Azure Reference Architectures, and the Cloud Design Patterns.
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Azure Tuesdays With Corey Corey Sanders answers your questions about
Microsoft Azure – Virtual Machines, Web Sites, Mobile Services, Dev/Test etc.
Azure Fridays Join Scott Hanselman as he engages one-on-one with the engineers
who build the services that power Microsoft Azure as they demo capabilities,
answer Scott’s questions, and share their insights.
Microsoft Azure Blog Keep current on what’s happening in Azure, including what’s
now in preview, generally available, news & updates, and more.
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