Microsoft Azure AZ-900 info by David Papkin



Q & A


How to download billing invoice and daily usage data from your Azure subscription?


The data can be downloaded using the Azure Portal.


How to manage Azure classic resources from the command line?


Azure CLI 1.0 . It will continue to be the tool for managing Azure Service Management (ASM)–based (“classic”) resources—that is, commands accessed via azure config mode asm.


What things should be considered when migrating your virtual machines (VM) from on-premises to Azure?


Security, Compatibility, Cost, Price.


Can virtual machines be moved to a different region or vnet?


Although possible, not all resources might be able to moved.

Better to take a snapshot of the disks and use to create VM in new region/vnet.


What Azure role is needed for a user to fully manage all objects in Azure , including access?


Global Administrator


How does an Azure Webapp and a IaaS Vm with Web Server role differ?


Azure Webapp is a PaaS , which is fully managed by Azure. All HA and patching are done by Azure.

IaaS VM is managed by the customer, all patching, security, HA needs to be managed by the customer.

Azure 900 Labfiles

Azure lab setup procedure

1) Create NEW email account suggested password Pa55w.rd1234 where ddmmyy = starting date of your course and xxx = your initials at


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


AZ-900 Quickstarts

Practice Labs for Practical Performance 140721

Helpful Azure  learning links

Microsoft Learn – – Learn new skills and discover the power of Microsoft products with step-by-step guidance. Start your journey today by exploring our learning paths and modules.

Microsoft Azure Forums  The Azure forums are very active. You can search the threads for a
specific area of interest. You can also browse categories like Azure Storage, Pricing
and Billing, Azure Virtual Machines, and Azure Migrate.

Azure Architecture Center  Gain access to the Azure Application Architecture Guide,
Azure Reference Architectures, and the Cloud Design Patterns.

Microsoft Learning Community Blog  Get the latest information the certification
tests and exam study groups.  Channel 9 provides a wealth of informational videos, shows, and

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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