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In this 4-day instructor-led course participants learn to configure advanced Windows Server services using on-premises, hybrid and cloud technologies. The course teaches 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 covers 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. Note: before attending this course, students should have the following knowledge and experience:

  • 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

AZ-800 Administering Windows Server Hybrid Core Infrastructure

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

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

Target Audience
Engineering and Planning team evaluating WAN evolution. Personnel involved in SD-WAN Design, Implementation and Operation. Network Operations team with SD-WAN solution

What You'll Learn

  • 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

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Related Links: Microsoft Certified: Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate

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  • Course Number AZ-801
  • Course Length 4 days
  • Course Fee $2,275.00
  • Delivery Format VLT (Instructor Led; Virtual LIVE Online; Remote Training)
  • Course Topic Active Directory/Authentication/Identity Access
  • Vendor Microsoft
  • Technology Azure
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