Azure Administrator Role
The Azure Administrator implements, manages, and monitors identity, governance, storage, compute, and virtual networks in a cloud environment. The Azure Administrator will provision, size, monitor, and adjust resources as appropriate. Candidates should have a minimum of six months of hands-on experience administering Azure. Candidates should have a strong understanding of core Azure services, Azure workloads, security, and governance. Candidates for this exam should have experience in using PowerShell, the Command Line Interface, Azure Portal, and ARM templates.
Successful Azure Administrators start this role with experience in virtualization, networking, identity, and storage.
- Understanding on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.
- Understanding network configurations, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies.
- Understanding Active Directory concepts, including users, groups, and role-based access control.
- Understanding resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations.
Module 01 – Administer Identity
Module 02 – Administer Governance and Compliance
Module 03 – Administer Azure Resources
Module 04 – Administer Virtual Networking
Module 05 – Administer Intersite Connectivity
Module 06 – Administer Network Traffic
Module 07 – Administer Azure Storage
Module 08 – Administer Azure Virtual Machines
Module 09 – Administer PaaS Compute Services
Module 10 – Administer Data Protection
Module 11 – Administer Monitoring