M10992: Integrating On-Premises Core Infrastructure with Microsoft Azure

3 Day Course
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Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M10992

This course has been superseded by the Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies course.


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Introduction to Microsoft Azure (7 topics)

  • Overview of cloud computing and Azure
  • Overview of the Azure deployment models
  • Lab : Use Azure portal, Azure PowerShell, and Microsoft Visual Studio to deploy and manage Azure resources
  • Deploying Microsoft Azure VMs by using the Azure portal
  • Deploying Azure VMs by using Azure PowerShell
  • Creating and deploying an Azure Resource Manager deployment template
  • Identify and delete newly deployed resources

Integrating with Azure Compute services (10 topics)

  • Overview of Azure virtual machines and Azure cloud services
  • Migrating workloads to Azure virtual machines by using virtual machine images and disks
  • Extending HPC workloads to Azure
  • Integrating compute workloads by using containers and Azure Service Fabric
  • Lab : Uploading an on-premises virtual disk file to Azure
  • Preparing for an upload of a virtual disk file to Azure
  • Uploading a virtual disk file to Azure
  • Lab : Moving containers between on-premises Hyper V virtual machines and Azure virtual machines
  • Creating a Docker host by using Docker Machine
  • Deploying a private Docker Registry in Azure

Integrating with Microsoft Azure virtual networks (6 topics)

  • Overview of Azure Virtual Network Service
  • Extending on-premises networks to Azure
  • Lab : Implementing a point-to-site VPN by using Azure Resource Manager
  • Preparing a Microsoft Azure subscription for implementing a point-to-site VPN
  • Completing the point-to-site VPN setup
  • Testing a point-to-site VPN from an on-premises virtual machine

Integrating with Azure Storage and data services (7 topics)

  • Overview of Azure Storage and data services
  • Implementing Azure Backup for on-premises workloads
  • Lab : Implementing the Azure Recovery Services agent-based backups
  • Preparing your Microsoft Azure subscription for the implementation
  • Configuring a virtual machine for Azure Recovery Services agent-based backups
  • Testing the backup of the virtual machine files and folders
  • Testing the restore of the virtual machine files and folders

Designing and implementing Azure Site Recovery solutions (7 topics)

  • Overview of Site Recovery
  • Planning for Site Recovery
  • Implementing Site Recovery with Azure as the disaster recovery site
  • Lab : Implementing protection of on-premises Hyper-V virtual machines in Azure by using Site Recovery
  • Preparing your Microsoft Azure subscription for implementing Site Recovery
  • Preparing your Hyper-V host for the implementation
  • Configuring Site Recovery protection of a Hyper-V virtual machine

Designing and implementing cross-premises applications (6 topics)

  • Overview of cross-premises application capabilities and their design considerations
  • Implementing cross-premises solutions for desktop, web, and mobile apps
  • Lab : Implementing Traffic Manager
  • Creating two instances of an organizational website using the Web Apps feature of Azure App Service
  • Creating and configuring an Azure Traffic Manager profile
  • Testing the distribution of traffic targeting the Azure Traffic Manager profile

Integrating operations and application monitoring and management (7 topics)

  • Overview of the cross-premises monitoring and management capabilities of Microsoft Azure
  • Implementing cross-premises Azure monitoring and management solutions
  • Lab : Implementing Azure Automation
  • Creating and configuring an Operations Management Suite workspace
  • Creating and configuring an Azure Automation account
  • Configuring an on-premises computer as a Hybrid Runbook Worker
  • Running a runbook on a Hybrid Runbook Worker and examining the outcome


Before attending this course, students must have:

  • An understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including virtual machines, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.
  • An understanding of network configuration, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), VPNs, firewalls, and encryption technologies.
  • An understanding of web applications, including creating, configuring, monitoring, and deploying web applications on Internet Information Services (IIS).
  • An understanding of Active Directory concepts, including domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, the Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
  • Knowledge of Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2016 fundamentals.
  • Knowledge of Windows PowerShell command-line interface basics.
  • Knowledge of cloud computing basics.

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