AZ-801 : Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services

AZ-801 : Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services


Regular Price : $2400.00
Offer Price :$1200.00

Course Overview

This four-day instructor-led course is designed for IT professionals who configure advanced Windows Server services using on-premises, hybrid, and cloud technologies. These professionals manage and support an infrastructure that includes on-premises and Azure IaaS-hosted Windows Server-based workloads. The course teaches IT professionals how to leverage the hybrid capabilities of Azure, how to migrate virtual and physical server workloads to Azure IaaS, and how to manage and secure Azure VMs running Windows Server. The course also covers how to perform tasks related to high availability, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery. The course highlights various administrative tools and technologies including Windows Admin Center, PowerShell, Azure Arc, Azure Automation Update Management, Microsoft Defender for Identity, Azure Security Center, Azure Migrate, and Azure Monitor.

Audience Profile

This four-day course is intended for Windows Server Hybrid Administrators who have experience working with Windows Server and want to extend the capabilities of their on-premises environments by combining on-premises and hybrid technologies. Windows Server Hybrid Administrators who already implement and manage on-premises core technologies want to secure and protect their environments, migrate virtual and physical workloads to Azure Iaas, enable a highly available, fully redundant environment, and perform monitoring and troubleshooting.
Job role: Administrator
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Course Outline

Learning path 1: Secure Windows Server on-premises and hybrid infrastructures (Windows Server security)

  • Secure Windows Server user accounts
  • Hardening Windows Server
  • Windows Server update management
  • Secure Windows Server DNS

Learning Path 2: Secure Windows Server on-premises and Hybrid Infrastructures (Implementing Security Solutions in Hybrid Scenarios)

  • Implement Windows Server IaaS VM network security
  • Audit the security of Windows Server IaaS Virtual Machines
  • Manage Azure updates
  • Create and implement application allowlists with adaptive application control
  • Configure BitLocker disk encryption for Windows IaaS Virtual Machines
  • Implement change tracking and file integrity monitoring for Windows IaaS VMs

Learning Path 3: Implementing Windows Server high Availability

  • Introduction to Cluster Shared Volumes
  • Implement Windows Server failover clustering
  • Implement high availability of Windows Server VMs
  • Implement scale and high availability with Windows Server VM
  • Implement Windows Server File Server high availability

Learning Path 4: Implement Disaster Recovery in Windows Server on-premises and Hybrid Environments (Disaster Recovery in Windows Server)

  • Implement Hyper-V Replica
  • Protect your on-premises infrastructure from disasters with Azure Site Recovery

Learning Path 5: Implement Disaster Recovery in Windows Server on-premises and Hybrid Environments (Implementing Disaster Recovery Services in Hybrid Scenarios)

  • Implement hybrid backup and recovery with Windows Server IaaS
  • Protect your Azure infrastructure with Azure Site Recovery
  • Protect your virtual machines by using Azure Backup

Learning Path 6: Migrate Servers and Workloads in on-premises and Hybrid Environments (Upgrade and migrate in Windows Server)

  • Active Directory Domain Services migration
  • Migrate file server workloads using Storage Migration Service
  • Migrate Windows Server roles

Learning Path 7: Migrate Servers and Workloads in on-premises and Hybrid Environments (Implementing migration in hybrid scenarios)

  • Migrate on-premises Windows Server instances to Azure IaaS virtual machines
  • Upgrade and migrate Windows Server IaaS virtual machines
  • Containerize and migrate ASP.NET applications to Azure App Service

Learning Path 8: Monitor and Troubleshoot Windows Server Environment (Server and performance monitoring in Windows Server)

  • Monitor Windows Server performance
  • Manage and monitor Windows Server event logs
  • Implement Windows Server auditing and diagnostics
  • Troubleshoot Active Directory

Learning Path 9: Monitor and troubleshoot Windows Server environment (Implementing operational monitoring in hybrid scenarios)

  • Monitor Windows Server Virtual Machines and hybrid instances
  • Monitor your Azure virtual machines with Azure Monitor
  • Troubleshoot Windows Server Virtual Machines in Azure
  • Troubleshoot on-premises and hybrid networking

Course Objectives

  • Harden the security configuration of the Windows Server operating system environment.
  • Enhance hybrid security using Azure Security Center, Azure Sentinel, and Windows Update Management.
  • Apply security features to protect critical resources.
  • Implement high availability and disaster recovery solutions.
  • Implement recovery services in hybrid scenarios.
  • Plan and implement hybrid and cloud-only migration, backup, and recovery scenarios.
  • Perform upgrades and migration related to AD DS, and storage.
  • Manage and monitor hybrid scenarios using WAC, Azure Arc, Azure Automation and Azure Monitor.
  • Implement service monitoring and performance monitoring, and apply troubleshooting.


Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience with managing Windows Server operating system and Windows Server workloads in on-premises scenarios, including AD DS, DNS, DFS, Hyper-V, and File and Storage Services
  • Experience with common Windows Server management tools (implied in the first prerequisite).
  • Basic knowledge of core Microsoft compute, storage, networking, and virtualization technologies (implied in the first prerequisite).
  • Experience and an understanding of core networking technologies such as IP addressing, name resolution, and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Experience working with and an understanding of Microsoft Hyper-V and basic server virtualization concepts
  • An awareness of basic security best practices
  • Basic understanding of security-related technologies (firewalls, encryption, multi-factor authentication, SIEM/SOAR).
  • Basic knowledge of on-premises resiliency Windows Server-based compute and storage technologies (Failover Clustering, Storage Spaces).
  • Basic experience with implementing and managing IaaS services in Microsoft Azure
  • Basic knowledge of Azure Active Directory
  • Experience working hands-on with Windows client operating systems such as Windows 10 or Windows 11
  • Basic experience with Windows PowerShell

An understanding of the following concepts as related to Windows Server technologies:

  • High availability and disaster recovery
  • Automation
  • Monitoring
  • Troubleshooting

Upcoming Schedules

Start Date End Date Delivery Location Details
7/29/2024 8/1/2024 Online (09 to 05 EST) Register
9/2/2024 9/5/2024 Online (09 to 05 EST) Register
10/7/2024 10/10/2024 Online (09 to 05 EST) Register
11/11/2024 11/14/2024 Online (09 to 05 EST) Register
12/16/2024 12/19/2024 Online (09 to 05 EST) Register
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This course includes:

  • Official MS Learn Courseware
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  • Achievement Badge from Microsoft
  • Course Completion Certificate
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  • Experienced & Certified Instructors
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  • Interactive Hands-On Labs
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  • Flexible Scheduling
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