Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate AZ-104

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AZ-104 Certification Course Overview

Simplilearn’s Azure Administrator training provides you with a deep understanding of the entire administrative lifecycle in Azure environments. This Azure course shows you how to maintain services related to computing, storage, network, and security. Enhance your Azure Administrator skills and prepare to ace the AZ-104 Azure Administrator exam.

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  • Access to official Microsoft content aligned to the AZ-104 exam
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  • 24*7 support with dedicated mentoring sessions
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  • Live virtual classes led by industry experts
  • Practice labs and projects with Azure labs
  • Access to official Microsoft content aligned to the AZ-104 exam
  • Flexibility to choose classes
  • 24*7 support with dedicated mentoring sessions

Skills Covered

  • Administer Azure AD users and groups
  • Oversee Azure subscriptions and governance
  • Account Configuration and Storage Management
  • Automate the resource provisioning using either Azure Resource Manager ARM templates or Bicep files
  • Containers provisioning and management on Azure
  • Configure and administer virtual networks within Azure
  • Azure Resource Monitoring
  • Azure resources access management
  • Configure storage access Azure Storage firewalls and virtual networks
  • Set up Azure Files and Azure Blob Storage
  • Virtual Machines creation and Configuration
  • Build and configure an Azure App Service
  • Configure name resolution and load balancing
  • Implement backup and recovery
  • Administer Azure AD users and groups
  • Azure resources access management
  • Oversee Azure subscriptions and governance
  • Configure storage access Azure Storage firewalls and virtual networks
  • Account Configuration and Storage Management
  • Set up Azure Files and Azure Blob Storage
  • Automate the resource provisioning using either Azure Resource Manager ARM templates or Bicep files
  • Virtual Machines creation and Configuration
  • Containers provisioning and management on Azure
  • Build and configure an Azure App Service
  • Configure and administer virtual networks within Azure
  • Configure name resolution and load balancing
  • Azure Resource Monitoring
  • Implement backup and recovery
  • Administer Azure AD users and groups
  • Azure resources access management
  • Oversee Azure subscriptions and governance
  • Configure storage access Azure Storage firewalls and virtual networks
  • Account Configuration and Storage Management
  • Set up Azure Files and Azure Blob Storage
  • Automate the resource provisioning using either Azure Resource Manager ARM templates or Bicep files
  • Virtual Machines creation and Configuration
  • Containers provisioning and management on Azure
  • Build and configure an Azure App Service
  • Configure and administer virtual networks within Azure
  • Configure name resolution and load balancing
  • Azure Resource Monitoring
  • Implement backup and recovery

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AZ-104 Course Curriculum


The Azure Administrator course is best suited for Azure administrators and engineers, system administrators looking to expand into Azure, and IT professionals.
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Learners need to possess an undergraduate degree. Prior knowledge of PowerShell and the Command Line Interface is necessary when enrolling in the Azure Administrator certification course. Familiarity with cloud infrastructure, ARM templates, Axure portal, networking, virtualization, and operating systems is also recommended.
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Course Content

  • Section 01: Self Paced Curriculum

    • Lesson 01: Course Introduction

      • 1.01 Course Introduction
      • 1.02 What Will You Learn
    • Lesson 02: Manage Azure Identities and Governance

      • 2.01 Introduction
      • 2.02 Azure Administrative Tools
      • 2.03 Demo: Creating a Microsoft Azure Account
      • 2.04 Demo: Working With Azure Powershell
      • 2.05 Demo: Working With Azure CLI
      • 2.06 Azure Tags
      • 2.07 Managing Subscriptions and Implementing Cost Management
      • 2.08 Resource Manager and Resource Groups
      • 2.09 Managing Resources
      • 2.10 ARM Template
      • 2.11 Demo: Quickstart Templates
      • 2.12 Cost Saving
      • 2.13 Management Group Creation and Introduction to Azure Policy
      • 2.14 Overview of Implementing Azure Policy
      • 2.15 Implementing Azure Policy and Azure Policy definitions
      • 2.16 Demo: Implementing an Azure policy
      • 2.17 Role-Based Access Control(RBAC) and Role Assignment
      • 2.18 Creating a Role Definition and Role Assignment
      • 2.19 Evolution of Azure RBAC Roles
      • 2.20 Demo: Create and Assign Roles
      • 2.21 RBAC Roles and Resource Manager Locks
      • 2.22 Demo: Create Locks on Resources
      • 2.23 Introduction to Azure Active Directory
      • 2.24 AD DS versus Active Directory and Azure Active Directory Editions
      • 2.25 Implementing AD Join and Self-Service
      • 2.26 Creating and Managing User Accounts in Azure
      • 2.27 Creating Group Accounts and Administrative Units
      • 2.28 Demo: Create users and Group Account
      • 2.29 Demo: Insert Guest users to Directory
      • 2.30 Demo: Create Administrative Unit
      • 2.31 Quick Recap
    • Lesson 03: Implement and Manage Storage

      • 3.01 Introduction
      • 3.02 Azure Storage: Features, Services, and Account Types
      • 3.03 Determine Replication Strategies
      • 3.04 Demo: Create a Storage Account using Portal and CLI
      • 3.05 Access and Secure Azure Storage Accounts
      • 3.06 Implement Blob Storage
      • 3.07 Demo: Creation of Blob Storage
      • 3.08 Access Tiers and Lifecycle Management of Azure Storage
      • 3.09 Demo: Blob Lifecycle Management Rules and Replication
      • 3.10 Blob Object Replication and Blob Types
      • 3.11 Storage Pricing and Security Capabilities
      • 3.12 Creating Shared Access Signatures (SAS)
      • 3.13 Demo: Create Shared Access Signatures
      • 3.14 Storage Service Encryption (SSE) and Encryption Keys
      • 3.15 Storage Security Best Practices
      • 3.16 Compare Azure Files to Azure Blobs
      • 3.17 Overview of File Share Snapshot
      • 3.18 Demo: Create Azure File Share
      • 3.19 Demo: Create File Share Snapshot
      • 3.20 Overview of Azure File Sync
      • 3.21 Demo: Deploy File Sync
      • 3.22 Configure Storage with Tools
      • 3.23 Demo: Azure Storage Explorer
      • 3.24 Demo: Azcopy
      • 3.25 Quick Recap
    • Lesson 04: Deploy and Manage Azure Compute Resources

      • 4.01 Introduction
      • 4.02 Cloud Service Responsibilities
      • 4.03 Planning Virtual Machines
      • 4.04 Determine Virtual Machine Sizing and Storage
      • 4.05 Create Virtual Machines
      • 4.06 Demo: Create a Virtual Machine from Portal and CLI
      • 4.07 Accessing Virtual Machines in Azure Windows and Linux Virtual Machines
      • 4.08 Demo: Connect to a Windows Virtual Machine
      • 4.09 Demo: Connect to a Linux Virtual Machine
      • 4.10 Demo: Explore Other VM Images
      • 4.11 Plan for Maintenance and Downtime
      • 4.12 Availability Sets
      • 4.13 Update and Fault Domains
      • 4.14 Availabilty Zone
      • 4.15 Vertical Scaling vs. Horizontal Scaling
      • 4.16 Virtual Machine Scale Sets
      • 4.17 Demo: Create Scale Sets and Autoscaling
      • 4.18 Implement and Configure Autoscaling
      • 4.19 Implement Custom Script Extensions
      • 4.20 Demo: Install Software on your VM
      • 4.21 Demo: Query System and Runtime Information About the VM
      • 4.22 Azure App Service Plans
      • 4.23 Azure App Service Plan Scaling and Implementation
      • 4.24 Demo: Scale Up App Service and Deploy Your Code to App Service
      • 4.25 Continuous Integration and Deployment
      • 4.26 Deployment Slots
      • 4.27 Secure App Service
      • 4.28 Create Custom Domain Names
      • 4.29 Features of Backup and Application Insights
      • 4.30 Containers vs. Virtual Machine
      • 4.31 Features and Benefits of Azure Container Instances and Container Groups
      • 4.32 Understanding the Docker Platform
      • 4.33 Understanding AKS Terminology Clusters Nodes
      • 4.34 Configure AKS Storage
      • 4.35 Demo: Create an AKS Cluster and Deploy a Python App to AKS
      • 4.36 Azure Automation Configuration and Implement Desired State Configuration
      • 4.37 Demo: Set up a DSC and Configure a Desired State
      • 4.38 Recap
    • Lesson 05: Spotlight

      • 5.01 Spotlight
    • Lesson 06: Configure and Manage Virtual Networking

      • 6.01 Introduction
      • 6.02 Virtual Network
      • 6.03 Subnets
      • 6.04 Address
      • 6.05 Types of IP Address
      • 6.06 Demo: Create Subnet and VNET
      • 6.07 Implementing NSG and Determining and Creating NSG Rules
      • 6.08 Demo: Creation of NSG
      • 6.09 Create Azure Firewall Rules
      • 6.10 Demo: Create Azure Firewall Rules
      • 6.11 Azure Domain Name Service
      • 6.12 Demo: Create DNS Zones
      • 6.13 DNS Domains and Record Sets
      • 6.14 Private DNS Zones
      • 6.15 Demo: Private DNS Zones
      • 6.16 VNet Peering Connections
      • 6.17 Demo: Create VNET Peering
      • 6.18 Determine Gateway Transits, VNet Peering, and Service Chaining Uses
      • 6.19 VPN Gateway Uses
      • 6.20 Create VPN Gateway
      • 6.21 Determine VPN Gateway Type SKU and Generation
      • 6.22 Create Local Network Gateway On Premises VPN Device Connection
      • 6.23 Determine High Availability Scenarios
      • 6.24 Demo: Create a VPN Gateway
      • 6.25 Azure Express Route
      • 6.26 Site to Site Express Route Coexistence and Comparison of Intersite
      • 6.27 Virtual WAN
      • 6.28 Virtual System Routes and User Defined Routes
      • 6.29 Service Endpoint and Azure Private Link
      • 6.30 Demo: Create an NVA
      • 6.31 Azure Load Balancer Public and Internal
      • 6.32 Determine Load Balancer SKUs and Backend Pool Configuration
      • 6.33 Load Balancer Rules, Azure Load Balancer and Session Persistence
      • 6.34 Health Probe
      • 6.35 Demo: Create a Load Balancer
      • 6.36 Application Gateway
      • 6.37 Application Gateway Routing
      • 6.38 Application Gateway Components
      • 6.39 Recap
    • Lesson 07: Monitor and Backup Azure Resources

      • 7.01 Introduction
      • 7.02 Azure Backup Center and Recovery Services Vault
      • 7.03 Configure On Premises Backup and Azure Recovery Services Agent
      • 7.04 Demo: Backup Azure File Share
      • 7.05 Backup of VMs
      • 7.06 Backup and Restore Azure Virtual Machines
      • 7.07 Microsoft Azure Backup Server
      • 7.08 Compare Backup Options
      • 7.09 Manage Soft Delete
      • 7.10 Implement Azure Site Recovery
      • 7.11 Demo: Backup Virtual Machine from VM settings
      • 7.12 Demo: Setup Disaster Recovery for Azure VMs
      • 7.13 Azure Monitor
      • 7.14 Azure Monitor Data Platform and Data Sources
      • 7.15 Activity Log Event and Querying the Activity Logs
      • 7.16 Managing and Creating Azure Alert Rules
      • 7.17 Demo: Use Activity Log Alerts to Alert Azure Infrastructure
      • 7.18 Determining Log Analytics Uses and Creating Workspace
      • 7.19 Creating Connected Sources and Data Sources
      • 7.20 Log Analytics Data Structuring Log Analytics Queries
      • 7.21 Demo: Setup Log Analytics Workspace
      • 7.22 Network Watcher Features and Components
      • 7.23 Quick Recap
    • Lesson 08: Spotlight

      • 8.01 Spotlight
  • Section 02: Course Introduction

    • Lesson 01: Introduction

      • About Simplilearn
      • SL Training Catalog
      • What is Cloud Computing?
      • Why Cloud Computing?
      • Skills in this Course?
      • Why this course?
      • Curriculum
      • Pre-requisite
      • Course Components
      • Career Benefits for a Azure Administrator
  • Section 03: Manage Azure Identities and Governance

    • Lesson 01: Manage Subscriptions and Governance

      • Use the Azure Portal
      • Assisted practice: Creating a Microsoft Azure Account
      • Use Azure Cloud Shell
      • Use Azure Power Shell
      • Assisted practice: Working With Azure Powershell
      • Use Azure CLI
      • Assisted practice: Working With Azure Cli
      • Azure Tags
      • Implement and Obtain a Subscription
      • Identify Subscription Usage
      • Implement Cost Management
      • Introduction to Resource Manager and Resource Group
      • ARM Templates
      • Assisted practice: Quickstart templates
      • Cost Savings
    • Lesson 02: Manage Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)

      • Management of Group Creation
      • Introduction to Azure Policy
      • Assisted practice: Implementing an Azure policy
      • Implement Role Based Access Control
      • Assisted practice: Create a Role Definition
      • Configure Resource Locks
      • Assisted practice: Apply Resource Locks
    • Lesson 03: Administer Identity

      • Introduction to Azure Directory and its benefit
      • Describe Azure Active Directory concepts
      • Compare AD DS to active Directory
      • Azure Active Directory Editions
      • Implement AD join
      • Implement Self Service Password Reset
      • Create and Manage User Accounts
      • Create Bulk User Account
      • Create Group Account
      • Assisted practice: Create users and Group Account
      • Assisted practice: Insert Guest users to Directory
      • Administrative Unit
      • Assisted practice: Create Administrative Unit
      • Implement Azure Active Directory
  • Section 04: Implement and Manage Storage

    • Lesson 01: Creating and Configuring Storage Accounts

      • Implement Azure Storage
      • Explore Azure Storage Services
      • Determine Storage Account Kind
      • Replication Strategies
      • Assisted practice: Create a Storage Account using Portal
      • Assisted practice: Create a Storage Account using CLI
      • Access Storage
      • Secure Storage Endpoint
      • Implement Blob Storage
      • Create Blob Storage
      • Assisted practice: Creation of Blob Storage
      • Create Blob Access Tiers
      • Add Blob Lifecycle Management Rules
      • Assisted practice: Blob Lifecycle Management Rules and Replication
      • Determine Blob Object Replication
      • Blob Upload Tools
      • Determining Storage Pricing
      • Review Storage Security Strategies
      • Create Shared Access Signature and Identify URI
      • Assisted practice: Create Shared Access Signatures
      • Determine Storage Account Encryption
      • Create Customer Keys
      • Storage Security Best Practices
    • Lesson 02: Configure Azure Files

      • Comparison between Files and Blobs
      • Manage File share and Snapshots
      • Assisted practice: Manage/Mount File Share
      • Assisted practice: Create File Share Snapshot
      • Implement File Sync
      • Identify File Sync Components
      • Setup File Sync
      • Assisted practice: Deploy File Sync
    • Lesson 03: Configure Storage with Tools

      • Use Storage Explorer
      • Assisted practice: Azure Storage explorer
      • Use Import/Export Service
      • Use Azcopy
      • Assisted practice: Azcopy
      • Implement a Stored Access Policy
  • Section 05: Deploy and Manage Azure Compute Resources

    • Lesson 01: Administer Virtual Machine

      • Cloud Service Responsibilities
      • Plan virtual Machines
      • Determine Virtual Machine Sizing
      • Determine Virtual Machine Storage
      • Assisted practice: Create virtual machine from portal
      • Assisted practice: Create a virtual machine using azure cli
      • Connect to a virtual machine
      • Assisted practice: Connect to a windows virtual Machine
      • Assisted practice: Connect to a Linux virtual machine
      • Assisted practice: Explore other VM images
      • Plan for Maintenance and Downtime
      • Setup Availability sets
      • Fault Domain and Update domain
      • Availability zone and scaling
      • Create and Implement Scale sets
      • Assisted practice: Create Scale sets
      • Implement and configure autoscaling
      • Assisted practice: Configure Autoscaling
      • Implement Virtual Machines Extensions
      • Implement Custom Script Extensions
      • Assisted practice: Install Software on Your VM
      • Assisted practice: Query System And Runtime Information About the VM
    • Lesson 02: Create and Configure an App Service

      • App Service Plan Pricing
      • Scaling Up the App Service Plan
      • Configure your app Service Plan Scaling
      • Assisted practice: Scale Up App Service
      • Implement Azure App Service Plan
      • Assisted practice: Deploy Your Code to App Service
      • App Service config (Continuous integration, Deployment Slot ,Securing ,backup and monitoring )
    • Lesson 03: Create and Configure Azure Containers and Desired State Configuration

      • Containers vs Virtual Machine
      • Explore ACI benefits
      • Implement container groups
      • Understand Docker Platform
      • Understand AKS Terminology
      • AKS cluster and Node Architecture
      • Assisted practice: Creating a AKS cluster
      • Aks Networking and Storage
      • AKS scaling
      • Assisted practice: Deploy a python app to AKS
      • Intro to Azure Automatic state configuration
      • Powershell DSC
      • Use powershell DSC to achieve desired state config
      • Assisted practice: Set up a DSC and configure a desired state
      • Create Scale Set and Install Web Server on it Using ARM Template
  • Section 06: Configure and Manage Virtual Networking

    • Lesson 01: Administer Virtual Networking

      • Plan Virtual Network, Subnet and IP addressing
      • Assisted practice: Create subnet and vnet
      • IP addressing
      • Intro to nsg and firewall
      • Assisted practice: Creation of nsg
      • Determine Azure Firewall Use
      • Create Azure Firewall and rules
      • Assisted practice: Create azure Firewall Rules
      • Identify and verify custom domains
      • Create DNS zones
      • Assisted practice: Create DNS zones
      • Delegate DNS zone and delegate it
      • Plan for Private DNS zones
      • Assisted practice: Private DNS zones
    • Lesson 02: Administer Intersite connectivity

      • VNET Peering
      • Determine Gateway Transit and Connectivity Needs
      • Create VNET peering
      • Assisted practice: Configure Vnet Peering
      • Determine Service Chaining use
      • VPN gateway use and SKU and crete S2S connections
      • Assisted practice: Create A VPN gateway
      • Determine express route uses capabilities and comparison
      • Determine Virtual WAN uses
    • Lesson 03: Administer network traffic

      • Review System Routes and User defined routes
      • Determine Service endpoint uses
      • Identify private Link uses
      • Assisted practice: Create An NVA
      • Implement and configure Load balancers
      • Assisted practice: Create An Load Balancer
      • Implement Azure Application gateway
      • Create Application Gateway with Path-Based Routing
  • Section 07: Monitor and Backup Azure Resources

    • Lesson 01: Administer Data Protection

      • Implement Azure Backup Center
      • Configure Recovery Services Vault backup options
      • Implement on-premises file and folder backup
      • Configure the Microsoft Azure Recovery Services Agent
      • Assisted practice: Backup Azure File share
      • Protect Virtual Machine Data
      • Create Virtual Machine Snapshot
      • Backup and Restore Virtual machine
      • Implement Azure Backup server
      • Compare Backup Options
      • Manage Soft Delete
      • Implement Site Recovery
      • Assisted practice: Create a Virtual Machine Backup
    • Lesson 02: Administer Monitoring

      • Describe Azure Monitor Key Capabilities
      • Understand Azure Monitor Components
      • Define Metrics and Logs
      • Identify Data Type
      • Describe Activity Logs Event
      • Query the Activity Logs
      • Assisted practice: Enable Disaster Recovery for Azure VMs
      • Manage Azure Monitor Alerts
      • Create Alert Rules
      • Create Action Group
      • Determine Log Analytics Usage
      • Create and Define Data Source
      • Visualize and Structure Log Analytics Data
      • Describe Network Watcher Features and Components
      • Assisted practice: Set up a log analytics workspace
      • Configure Action Group to Notify in Case of Any Events Within Azure Infrastructure

AZ-104 Exam & Certification

Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate AZ-104
  • What is required to earn the Azure Administrator certification?

    To earn the Azure Developer certification, you must pass the following exam:

    AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator

    NOTE: This exam is a replacement of AZ-103: Microsoft Azure Administrator which got updated to AZ-104 on APRIL 2, 2020. You will be able to take the old exam until it retires on August 31, 2020.

  • Does this new exam and certification replace any existing Azure exams?

    Yes, this Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate AZ-104 is the replacement for Exam AZ-103. This holistic curriculum prepares you for the exam.

  • What is the difference between Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate Certification AZ:104 and AZ:103?

    This new Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate certification has evolved to have more in-depth coverage of the role-specific skills required in the industry compared to the previous certification.

  • Is this course accredited?

    Yes, Simplilearn is a Silver Microsoft Partner, and this course is accredited by Microsoft.

  • Is the exam fee included in the course fee?

    Yes, the exam fee is included in the course fee.

  • How much do the Microsoft Azure Administrator certification exams cost?

    The cost of the Exam AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator is $165.00 USD plus taxes (for US residents) each and INR 4800 plus taxes (for India residents) each. This fee is paid to Microsoft when you register for your exam.

  • Do you provide assistance for the exam application process?

    Yes, our Help and Support team can provide you with assistance for the exam application process.

  • If I need to cancel my enrollment, can I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy.

  • How can I learn more about this training program?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chatbot. Our customer service representatives can provide you with more details.

  • How can I pass the Microsoft Azure Administrator exam in my first attempt?

    Simplilearn’s training course is designed to give you all of the skill-sets necessary to successfully complete the required projects and help you pass Exam AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator in your first attempt. Please note that this course does not guarantee you will pass in your first attempt but you will be armed with all of the knowledge to do so.

  • How do I order books and study materials?

    When you take Simplilearn’s Microsoft Azure Administrator certification, you won’t need additional study materials. Everything you need to pass the certification exam will be provided in the course.

  • How should I prepare for Microsoft Azure Administrator exam?

    Simplilearn’s Microsoft Azure Administrator training is aligned with the requirements of the exam. As such, our experienced trainers will help you learn to use the Azure Admin platform and prepare for the certification exam. The successful completion of Simplilearn’s Azure Administrator training will allow you to pass the certification exam and get certified.

  • How long is the Microsoft Azure Administrator certification valid?

    This certification is valid as per Microsoft discretion. Retired certifications (i.e. certification for technologies that are no longer being used) move to the retired section of a candidate’s transcript. 

  • Where can I download the Microsoft Azure exam application?

    You can download the application for the Azure certification here. 

  • In what languages are Microsoft Azure Administrator exams available?

    The Azure exams can be taken in a variety of languages. The exams are available in English, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil), and Russian. Those who have to take the test in English and aren’t comfortable with it can appeal for additional time. 

Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

Microsoft Azure Training FAQs

  • What is Azure Admin?

    An Azure Administrator is responsible for implementing, monitoring, and managing Microsoft Azure solutions, which spans key services related to compute, storage, network, and security.

  • What is Microsoft Azure?

    Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform that allows individuals and organizations to deploy web applications, virtual servers, and IT platforms. It also allows them to host databases, perform analytics, and store data.

  • Who are the trainers for this training program?

    Our Trainers are Microsoft certified (MCTs) and highly qualified with over 15 years of experience in training and are working in the domain.

  • What is a Cloud Administrator?

    A cloud administrator manages cloud-based IT resources. A cloud administrator can either work directly for a company’s cloud services organization or can also be a third-party organization contracted to administer the cloud-based IT resource service.

  • How do I get access to the Azure Platform?

    You may get access to Azure Free trial by visiting

  • What tools do I need to attend the training sessions?

    The system requirements to attend this online training are quite basic:

    • OS: Windows any version above XP SP3 & Mac any version above OS X 10.6
    • Internet Speed: Preferably above 512 KBPS
    • Headset: Any decent headset and microphone which can be used to talk and hear clearly
    • PowerShell Client on MacOS or Windows
    • Azure Trial from Microsoft or Paid Subscription

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are here to help you get certified in your first attempt. They are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you at every step and enrich your learning experience from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. They engage with the students proactively to ensure the course path is followed. Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

  • What is online classroom training?

    All of the classes are conducted via live online streaming. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during class time.

  • How do I register for this online training course by Simplilearn?

    You can enrol in this online Azure Administrator training on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options: 

    • Visa Credit or Debit Card
    • MasterCard
    • American Express
    • Diner’s Club
    • PayPal 

    Once payment is received you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

  • What certification will I receive after completing the Azure Administrator training?

    After successful completion of the Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate Certification training, you will be awarded the course completion certificate from Simplilearn.

  • Is this live training, or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

    If you enrol for self-paced e-learning, you will have access to pre-recorded videos. If you enrol for the online classroom Flexi Pass, you will have access to live training conducted online as well as the pre-recorded videos.

  • What If I miss a session?

    We provide recordings of each session you attend for future reference.

  • How do I become an Azure Administrator?

    Professionals seeking an Azure administrator role are expected to know how to implement an organization’s cloud infrastructure. They should understand how to deploy and manage Azure compute resources and manage virtual networking. Simplilearn’s Azure administrator certification can help you start a promising career in this field.

  • What is Azure used for?

    Microsoft Azure is a leading cloud service provider, a universally adopted cloud platform that offers over 200 fully functional services from data centers across the world. Azure helps lower the cost for customers, which includes startups, enterprises, and government agencies. It enables businesses to become agile and innovate faster. Our Azure administrator course is best in class and offers greater insights into Azure services.

  • Is the Azure Administrator course difficult to learn?

    At first glance, Azure may look a bit overwhelming for a beginner as it covers a wide range of cloud services. However, it is not so; you can learn Azure by opting for our cutting-edge Azure administrator course drafted by experienced faculty members and cloud computing experts.

  • Is Azure Administrator a good career option?

    If Oracle’s Cloud Predictions are anything to go by, 80% of all enterprise workloads will move to the cloud by the year 2025. With Microsoft Azure, companies are enjoying the features of cloud computing sitting in any part of the world. Due to the large adoption of Azure and its cloud services, Azure administrators are also in high demand. Our Azure administrator certification can help you step into this in-demand career option.

  • How do beginners learn Azure Administration?

    The best way for beginners to learn Azure administration is by opting for a good online training course. An ample of training courses are available over the internet for learning Azure fundamentals and preparing for the certifications. You may opt for our best-in-class Azure administrator training course, which helps you learn all key concepts and essential skills required for becoming a successful Azure professional.

  • Is an Azure Administrator certification worth it?

    Companies across all industrial sectors are migrating to the cloud because of a number of benefits they get in networking, compute, and storage. Microsoft Azure is one of the most widely used cloud platforms, and professionals skilled in using it are in high demand. A Microsoft Azure certification helps you pursue many career options and get better recognition in an organization. Our Azure administrator training is all you need to get Azure certified.

  • What are the job roles available after getting an Azure Administrator certification?

    An Azure Administrator certification can help you become eligible for cloud administrator and further explore roles like Azure developer associate, Azure cloud architect, and Azure networking specialist.

  • What does Azure Administrator do?

    According to Microsoft, an Azure administrator is basically responsible for implementing, managing, and monitoring storage, governance, compute virtual networks, and identity in a cloud environment. They are expected to provision, size, monitor, and adjust resources as and when required. Take Simplilearn’s Azure Administrator certification and gain the right skills to handle these responsibilities.

  • What skills should an Azure Administrator know?

    Professionals preparing for Azure Administrator certification should know how to implement, manage, and monitor an organization’s Azure environment. They should be familiar with administering Azure, along with core Azure services, Azure workloads, security, and governance. Knowledge of PowerShell, Azure CLI, Azure portal, and Azure Resource Manager templates is also recommended.

  • What industries use Azure Administration most?

    Azure Cloud services are widely used in IT, retail, finance & capital market, energy, health & life sciences, and manufacturing. Upon seeking this Azure administrator course, you can effortlessly seek employment in one of these industries.

  • Which companies hire Azure Administrators?

    Upon completing this Azure administrator certification training, you can seek employment with companies like Microsoft, Accenture, Mindtree, Tata Consultancy Services, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Capgemini, HCL Technologies, and ITC.

  • What book do you suggest reading for Azure Administration?

    While taking this Azure administrator course, you can look into the following books for further reference: 

    • Microsoft Azure Administrator – Exam Guide AZ-103 by Sjoukje Zaal
    • Exam Ref AZ-103 Microsoft Azure Administrator by Michael Washam
    • Microsoft Azure Administrator Exam Prep (AZ-104) by Lalit Rawat
    • Exam Ref AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator by Harshul Patel
    • Exam Ref AZ-204 Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure by Santiago Munoz 

  • What is the pay scale of Azure Administrators across the world?

    Azure administrator certification is highly desirable and valued in all organizations worldwide. It helps you grow in your career and improve your earning potential substantially. Here is a list of annual salaries (average) for Azure administrators in some of the popular countries (source: Glassdoor):

    • India - INR 6 lakhs
    • The US - $89K
    • The UK - £39K 
    • Canada - $75K

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