AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator


In this four-day training, you will learn how to administer the Microsoft Azure cloud environment. The training will introduce you to manage Azure subscriptions, secure identities, configure virtual networking, manage traffic, implement storage solutions, create and scale virtual machines, and much more.

This training prepares you for the Azure Administrator exam and certification.

Here’s What You’ll Get

Live Training Days

Lab Assignments

Azure Sandbox

Practice Exam

Exam Voucher

Day Lab Access

Training Details

This training will get you fully up to speed with administering the Microsoft Azure cloud environment.

You will learn all about managing Azure subscriptions, securing identities, administering cloud infrastructure, configuring virtual networking, manage traffic, implement storage solutions, create and scale virtual machines, implement web apps and containers, and back up and monitor your cloud solution.

As part of this training, you’ll receive an Azure Pass with credits to spend on your own cloud services. The pass is valid for 30 days.


Name: AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator

Format: Classroom

Content: training manual, online lab environment, Azure cloud credit and an exam voucher

Requirements: a laptop with a web browser installed. Chrome or Edge is recommended.

Support: Live classroom support

Associated certification: Microsoft Azure Administrator


Training Curriculum

Identity management

Azure Active Directory

Setting up users and groups

Lab exercises

Manage Azure Active Directory identities

Governance and compliance

Subscriptions and accounts

Azure Policy

Role Based Access Control (RBAC)

Lab exercises

Manage subscriptions and RBAC

Manage governance with Azure Policy

Azure Administration

Azure Resource Manager

Azure Administrator Tools

Using Azure Resource Manager Templates

Lab exercises

Manage resources with ARM templates

Manage resources with PowerShell

Manage resources with Azure CLI

Manage resources in the Azure portal

Virtual networking

Azure virtual networks

Network security groups

The Azure Firewall

Azure Domain Name Service

Lab exercises

Set up an Azure virtual network

Intersite connectivity

Vnet peering

VPN gateways

ExpressRoute and virtual WANs

Lab exercises

Set up vnet peering

Set up a VPN gateway

Choose the correct intersite solution

Network traffic management

Network routing and endpoints

Azure Load Balancer

Azure Application Gateway

Lab exercises

Set up a hub and spoke network

Set up Azure Load Balancer

Set up Azure Application Gateway

Azure storage

Azure storage accounts

Blob storage

Storage security

Azure Files and File Sync

Managing storage services

Lab exercises

Create Azure storage accounts

Configure blob containers

Secure Azure storage

Configure Azure file shares

Manage storage with Storage Explorer

Azure Virtual Machines

Virtual machine planning

Creating virtual machines

High availability virtual machines

Virtual machine extensions

Lab exercises

Plan for VM implementations

Create a virtual machine

Configure VM availability

Use virtual machine extensions

Serverless computing

Azure App Service Plans

Azure App Service

Azure Container Instances

Azure Kubernetes Service

Lab exercises

Implement a web app

Implement Azure Kubernetes Service

Implement Azure Container Instance

Data protection

Schedule file and folder backups

Schedule virtual machine backups

Lab exercises

Back up Azure storage accounts

Back up Azure virtual machines

Monitoring Azure

Azure Monitor

Azure Alerts

Azure Log Analytics

Network Watcher

Lab exercises

Use Azure Monitor

Create an Azure alert

Query a Log Analytics repository

Use Network Watcher

Request A Classroom Training

Feel free to request a classroom training with me by filling in this contact form. I will contact you asap to discuss your business requirements, team size and preferred location of the training to make sure your team members get what they need.

A typical classroom training can usually be scheduled within 30 days and can accommodate up to 15 people on-site or online.

Looking For Something Else?


Is this classroom training not what you’re looking for? Then please check out my other Microsoft Associate training courses.

Related Online Training


Would you rather train in your own time and at your own pace? Then please check out my online cloud training courses.

I have learned so much from your courses, looking forward to more great content. Keep up the amazing work!

Adam Lindqvist

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is a classroom training?
A classroom training is a live event in which I will present the training lectures and help you complete the lab exercises. You will be sharing the classroom with your colleagues and learn together as a group.
Where is a classroom training conducted?
Depending on your needs, classroom trainings can be conducted on-site at your place of work, in a fully-equipped classroom at a training agency, or online in a multi-day Microsoft Teams or Zoom session.
Who should attend a classroom training?
A classroom training is ideal for tech professionals who can commit to full days of learning and want to learn together as a group.
How am I supported in a classroom training?
I will continuously support you live, because we’ll both be in the same physical or virtual classroom together.
What is a Microsoft training?
A Microsoft training is an official classroom training course from the Microsoft training catalog that will teach you essential tech skills and prepare you for a certification exam.
What's included in a Microsoft training?
You will receive online course content, access to an Azure sandbox environment, lab exercises, a practice exam and an exam voucher.
How long do I have access to a Microsoft training?
You have unlimited access to the training content, 180 days access to the lab environment and 30 days of access to the practice exam. The exam voucher is valid for a year.
How can my team and I attend a Microsoft training?
Please provide your requirements in the form on the training pages and I will contact you as soon as possible to plan and set up your training.
What is an online training?
In an online training you can study the training lectures and work on the lab assignments in your own time and at your own pace. You can spend as many or as little hours per week as you want on the training. This training format is ideal for tech professionals who have irregular work hours and cannot commit to a classroom training.
What's included in an online training?
You will receive prerecorded online video lectures, text lectures, multiple-choice quizzes and homework exercises.
How am I supported in an online training?
You are supported through email, and you can also book a 30-minute video support call with me if you want. I will help you with the training lectures and lab exercises and get you ready for your certification exams.
Who should attend an online training?
An online training is ideal for tech professionals who want to set their own learning pace and prefer to work independently with a bit of guidance and support throughout the training.
Are you a certified trainer?
Yes. I started classroom training in 1997 and obtained my Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) credential in 2005. I currently have more than 25 years of training experience.
What is the maximum size for a classroom training?
It depends on the size of the classroom, the team and the complexity of the subject. But typically, groups of up to 15 students work best. If you have a larger group, it's best to split them over multiple training sessions.
Can you provide training in a non-English language?
Yes, I am fluent in English, Dutch and German thanks to a multilingual upbringing by my international family. I can provide any training in all three languages.
Will you travel to my country to provide a classroom training?
Yes. I am based in Amsterdam and often travel abroad to provide classroom training in other countries. I love meeting my students on-site, no matter where they live.