AZ-801T00 - Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services

AZ-801T00 - 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.


4 Days

Target Audience

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.


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


Secure Windows Server user accounts
Hardening Windows Server
Windows Server update management
Secure Windows Server DNS
Implement Windows Server IaaS VM network security
Audit the security of Windows Server IaaS Virtual Machines
Manage Azure updates
Create and implement application allowlists with adaptive application control
Configure BitLocker disk encryption for Windows IaaS Virtual Machines
Implement change tracking and file integrity monitoring for Windows IaaS VMs
Introduction to Cluster Shared Volumes
Implement Windows Server failover clustering
Implement high availability of Windows Server VMs
Implement Windows Server File Server high availability
Implement scale and high availability with Windows Server VM
Implement Hyper-V Replica
Protect your on-premises infrastructure from disasters with Azure Site Recovery
Implement hybrid backup and recovery with Windows Server IaaS
Protect your Azure infrastructure with Azure Site Recovery
Protect your virtual machines by using Azure Backup
Active Directory Domain Services migration
Migrate file server workloads using Storage Migration Service
Migrate Windows Server roles
Migrate on-premises Windows Server instances to Azure IaaS virtual machines
Upgrade and migrate Windows Server IaaS virtual machines
Containerize and migrate ASP.NET applications to Azure App Service
Monitor Windows Server performance
Manage and monitor Windows Server event logs
Implement Windows Server auditing and diagnostics
Troubleshoot Active Directory
Monitor Windows Server IaaS Virtual Machines and hybrid instances
Monitor the health of your Azure virtual machine by using Azure Metrics Explorer and metric alerts
Monitor performance of virtual machines by using Azure Monitor VM Insights
Troubleshoot on-premises and hybrid networking
Troubleshoot Windows Server Virtual Machines in Azure





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13th May 2024 - 16th May 2024

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