AZ-104 Certification Course Overview

This Azure Administrator training in Toronto 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.

AZ-104 Training Key Features

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  • 8X higher interaction in live online classes conducted by industry experts
  • Practice labs and projects with Azure labs
  • Access to official Microsoft content aligned to the AZ-104 exam
  • Exam voucher included
  • Flexibility to choose classes
  • 24*7 support with dedicated mentoring sessions

Skills Covered

  • Management of Azure subscriptions and resource groups
  • Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Deploy resources with ARM templates
  • Azure Backup, Azure File Sync
  • Azure Content Delivery Network
  • Azure PowerShell
  • Azure DNS domains
  • Site connectivity schemas
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure AD Identity Protection
  • Configure Azure Load Balancer



Microsoft Azure is one of the fastest-growing enterprise cloud platforms and helps professionals run more secure instances in the cloud. The RightScale 2019 State of the Cloud report states that the overall adoption of Microsoft Azure spiked from 45 to 52-percent in 2019.

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Training Options

online Bootcamp

C$ 999

  • 90 days of flexible access to online classes
  • Lifetime access to high-quality self-paced e-learning content and live class recordings
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support
  • Classes starting in Toronto from:-
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Corporate Training

Customized to your team's needs

  • Blended learning delivery model (self-paced eLearning and/or instructor-led options)
  • Flexible pricing options
  • Enterprise grade Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Enterprise dashboards for individuals and teams
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

AZ-104 Course Curriculum


The Azure Administrator course in Toronto is best suited for Azure administrators and engineers, system administrators looking to expand into Azure, and IT professionals.
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The Azure Administrator certification course in Toronto requires professionals to be proficient in using PowerShell and the Command Line Interface. They should also have prior experience with Azure Portal, ARM templates, operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure, storage structures, and networking.
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Course Content

  • Microsoft Certified Associate: Azure Administrator AZ-104

    • Lesson 01: Manage Azure Active Directory Objects

      • 1.01 Course Introduction
      • 1.02 Certification Overview
      • 1.03 Skills Covered
      • 1.04 Azure Overview
      • 1.05 Create users and groups
      • 1.06 Create Administrative Units
      • 1.07 Manage User and Group Properties
      • 1.08 Manage Device Settings
      • 1.09 Perform Bulk User Updates
      • 1.10 Manage Guest Accounts
      • 1.11 Configure Azure AD Join
      • 1.12 Configure Self-service Password Reset
    • Lesson 02: Manage Role-based Access Control (RBAC)

      • 2.01 Create a Custom Role
      • 2.02 Provide Access to Azure Resources
      • 2.03 Interpret Access Assignments
    • Lesson 03: Manage Subscriptions and Governance

      • 3.01 Configure Azure Policies
      • 3.02 Configure Resource Locks
      • 3.03 Apply and Manage Tags on Resources
      • 3.04 Manage Resource Groups
      • 3.05 Manage Subscriptions
      • 3.06 Manage Costs
      • 3.07 Configure Management Groups
    • Lesson 04: Secure Storage

      • 4.01 Configure Network Access to Storage Accounts
      • 4.02 Create and Configure Storage Accounts
      • 4.03 Generate Shared Access Signature (SAS) Tokens
      • 4.04 Manage Access Keys
      • 4.05 Configure Azure AD Authentication for a Storage Account
      • 4.06 Configure Access to Azure Files
    • Lesson 05: Manage Storage

      • 5.01 Export from Azure Job
      • 5.02 Import into Azure Job
      • 5.03 Install and use Azure Storage Explorer
      • 5.04 Copy Data by using AZCopy
      • 5.05 Implement Azure Storage Replication
      • 5.06 Configure Blob Object Replication
    • Lesson 06: Configure Azure Files and Azure Blob Storage

      • 6.01 Create an Azure File Share
      • 6.02 Create and Configure Azure File Sync Service
      • 6.03 Configure Azure Blob Storage
      • 6.04 Configure Storage Tiers
      • 6.05 Configure Blob Lifecycle Management
    • Lesson 07: Automate Deployment using Azure Resource Manager Templates

      • 7.01 Modify an Azure Resource Manager Template
      • 7.02 Configure a Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) Template
      • 7.03 Deploy from a Template
      • 7.04 Save a Deployment as an Azure Resource Manager Template
      • 7.05 Deploy Virtual Machine Extensions
    • Lesson 08: Configure VM's

      • 8.01 Configure Azure Disk Encryption
      • 8.02 Move VMs from One Resource Group to Another
      • 8.03 Manage VM Sizes
      • 8.04 Add Data Disks
      • 8.05 Configure Networking
      • 8.06 Redeploy VMs
      • 8.07 Configure High Availability Part One
      • 8.08 Configure High Availability Part Two
      • 8.09 Deploy and Configure Scale Sets
    • Lesson 09: Create and Configure Containers

      • 9.01 Configure Sizing and Scaling for Azure Container Instances
      • 9.02 Configure Container Groups for Azure Container Instances
      • 9.03 Configure Storage for Azure Kubernetes Service
      • 9.04 Configure Scaling for AKS
      • 9.05 Configure Network Connections for AKS
      • 9.06 Upgrade an AKS Cluster
    • Lesson 10: Create and Configure Azure App Service

      • 10.01 Create an App Service Plan
      • 10.02 Configure Scaling Settings in an App Service Plan
      • 10.03 Create an App Service
      • 10.04 Secure an App Service
      • 10.05 Configure Custom Domain Names
      • 10.06 Configure Backup for an App Service
      • 10.07 Configure Networking Settings
      • 10.08 Configure Deployment Settings
    • Lesson 11: Implement and Manage Virtual Networking

      • 11.01 Create and Configure Virtual Networks
      • 11.02 Configure Private and Public IP Addresses
      • 11.03 Configure User-defined Network Routes
      • 11.04 Implement Subnets
      • 11.05 Configure Endpoints on Subnets
      • 11.06 Configure Private Endpoints
      • 11.07 Configure Azure DNS
    • Lesson 12: Secure Access to Virtual Networks

      • 12.01 Create Security Rules
      • 12.02 Associate a Network Security Group to a Subnet or Network Interface
      • 12.03 Evaluate Effective Security Rules
      • 12.04 Implement Azure Firewall
      • 12.05 Implement Azure Bastion
    • Lesson 13: Configure Load Balancing

      • 13.01 Configure Azure Application Gateway
      • 13.02 Configure Load Balancer
      • 13.03 Troubleshoot Load Balancing
    • Lesson 14: Monitor and Troubleshoot Virtual Networking

      • 14.01 Monitor On-premises Connectivity
      • 14.02 Configure and use Azure Monitor for Networks
      • 14.03 Use Azure Network Watcher
      • 14.04 Troubleshoot External Networking
      • 14.05 Troubleshoot Virtual Network Connectivity
    • Lesson 15: Integrate an On-premises network with an Azure Virtual Network

      • 15.01 Create and Configure Azure VPN Gateway
      • 15.02 Create and Configure Azure ExpressRoute
      • 15.03 Configure Azure Virtual WAN
    • Lesson 16: Monitor Resources by Using Azure Monitor

      • 16.01 Configure and Interpret Metrics
      • 16.02 Configure Azure Monitor Logs
      • 16.03 Query and Analyze Logs
      • 16.04 Set up Alerts and Actions
      • 16.05 Configure Application Insights
    • Lesson 17: Implement Backup and Recovery

      • 17.01 Create a Recovery Services Vault
      • 17.02 Create and Configure Backup Policy
      • 17.03 Perform Backup and Restore Operations by using Azure Backup
      • 17.04 Perform Site-to-Site Recovery by using Azure Site Recovery
      • 17.05 Configure and Review Backup Reports

AZ-104 Exam & Certification

Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate Training Course in Toronto
  • Is Microsoft Azure Administrator certification training course accredited?

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

  • How should I prepare for Microsoft Azure Administrator exam?

    Simplilearn’s Microsoft Azure Administrator certification training course in Toronto 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.

  • In what languages are Microsoft Azure Administrator exams available?

    The Azure Administrator 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. 

  • 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 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 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. 

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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

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