Microsoft Azure Administrator Certification

Boost your career in cloud management as a Microsoft Azure Administrator

  • Implement, manage, and monitor the cloud environment of your organization
  • Career Advancement as certified Microsoft Azure Administrator 
  • Learn to manage virtual resources for a cloud environment 
  • 400,000 + Professionals trained
  • 250 + Workshops every month
  • 100 + Countries and counting

Become a Confident Azure Administrator

KnowledgeHut’s Azure Administrator training hones your skills and knowledge that enable you to confidently manage your organization’s cloud infrastructure. The program helps you build a fulfilling career in tech with a thorough understanding of how to manage your organization’s Azure subscriptions and secure identities.

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Highlights

  • Coaching by Top-Notch Microsoft Certified Trainers

  • 4 Days of Live, Instructor-Led Sessions

  • Balanced Mix of Classroom and Practical Sessions

  • Exam Preparation to Ace the Microsoft Azure Administrator Exam 

  • Access to a Digital Library of Learning Resources

  • Easily Configure and Manage Virtual Networks

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Azure Administrators are in Demand

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The cloud’s importance for a modern enterprise is incomparable. With Microsoft Azure being one of the top 3 cloud platforms across the world, the need for skilled and certified Azure Administrators has steadily risen. An Azure Administrator implements, manages, and monitors an enterprise’s cloud environment and is key to a smooth functioning of all cloud services.

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Learn by Doing

We believe that the best way to acquire a skill is by practicing it and have adopted a project-based, immersive learning approach.

Real-World Focus

We ensure that your skills are relevant to the real world by including actual business case studies and exercises. Skill up and get productive from the get-go.

Industry Experts

Our trainers are experienced industry professionals with considerable experience, making them ideally placed to educate you on best practices across industries.

Curriculum Designed by the Best

Our Azure courses follow Microsoft’s prescribed curriculum and are taught by top-notch trainers with implementation experience.

Continued Learning Support

We are committed to a delightful learning experience and have webinars, e-books, tutorials, articles, and interview questions to help you land your dream job.

Job-Ready Skills

Maximize your readiness for a rewarding career as you acquire skills that make you in-demand. 

Steps to Get a Microsoft Azure Administrator Certification

Getting a Microsoft Certified Azure administrator certification is quite simple and can help shape your career in managing Azure cloud services. Strengthen your skills and knowledge of Azure AZ 104, by following the AZ104 learning path, validate them by clearing the Azure AZ 104 exam. Here’s how you can start: 

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Microsoft Azure Administrator AZ-104
Prerequisites

Course Prerequisites

  • Certification in Microsoft Azure Fundamentals, or equivalent knowledge & experience
  • An understanding of on-premises virtualisation techniques and network configurations
  • Knowledge of active directory concepts and resilience and disaster recovery
  • A strong understanding of core Azure services, Azure workloads, security, and governance

Who Should Attend the Course

Developers

Security Leads

IT Professionals

Network Engineers

Systems Engineers

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What You Will Learn

Manage Azure Directory Identities

Learn what azure Active Directory Identities are, what their uses are, and how you can manage them

Manage Governance via Azure Policy

Learn what Azure Policy is all about and how you can use it for governance in your organization

Manage Azure Resources

Discover how Azure Resource Manager templates simplify your Azure workflows and  manage resources better

Manage Network Traffic

Understand how you can deal with fluctuations in network traffic efficiently and control network allocation

Azure Virtual Machines

Learn about Virtual Machines on Azure and how you can set them up and deploy them in a secure manner

Data Security & Protection

Explore network security solutions that ensure that your networks and data are secure at all times

Skills You Will Gain

Deploy and manage Azure Compute resources

Manage identities and governance in Azure

Monitor and backup Azure resources

Configure and manage networks

Implement and manage storage

Efficiently administer Azure Cloud for your organization

Transform Your Workforce

Implement Scalable & Secure Cloud Networks

Empower your systems and network teams with the Microsoft Azure Administrator program, scale-up, implement, and secure your network and drive impactful business outcomes that lead to growth.  

  • Discover Your Team’s Strengths and Weaknesses 
  • Leverage Immersive Learning 
  • Measure Skills Progress With the Right Data 
  • Upskill Your Teams Into Modern Roles With Customized Training Solutions 

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Microsoft Azure Administrator Curriculum

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Learning Objectives:

The introductory Azure Administrator program module will teach you to secure identities with Azure Active Directory and implement users and groups.

Topics
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Users and Groups

Lab

  • Manage Azure Active Directory Identities

Learning Objectives

In this AZ 104 training module, you will learn about implementing and managing Azure subscriptions and accounts, implementing Azure policies, and using Role-Based Access Control. 

Topics
  • Subscriptions and Accounts
  • Azure Policy
  • Role-based Access Control (RBAC)

Lab

  • Manage Subscriptions and RBAC
  • Manage Governance via Azure Policy

Learning Objectives

In this module, you will learn about the tools an Azure Administrator uses to manage their infrastructure. This includes the Azure Portal, Cloud Shell, Azure PowerShell, CLI, and Resource Manager Templates.

Topics
  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Azure Administrator Tools
  • ARM Templates

Lab

  • Manage Azure resources by Using ARM Templates
  • Manage Azure resources by Using Azure PowerShell (optional)
  • Manage Azure resources by Using Azure CLI (optional)
  • Manage Azure resources by Using the Azure Portal 

Learning Objectives

This module teaches you basic virtual networking concepts like virtual networks and subnetting, IP addressing, network security groups, Azure Firewall, and Azure DNS.

Topics
  • Virtual Networks 
  • Network Security groups 
  • Azure Firewall 
  • Azure DNS 

Lab

  • Implement Virtual Networking 

Learning Objectives

In this module, you will learn about inter-site connectivity features including VNet Peering, Virtual Network Gateways, and Site-to-Site Connections. 

Topics
  • VNet Peering
  • VPN Gateway Connections
  • ExpressRoute and Virtual WAN

Lab

  • Implement Intersite Connectivity

Learning Objectives

In this module, you will learn about network traffic strategies including network routing and service endpoints, Azure Load Balancer, and Azure Application Gateway.

Topics
  • Network Routing and Endpoints
  • Azure Load Balancer
  • Azure Application Gateway

Lab

  • Implement Traffic Management

Learning Objectives

In this module, you will learn about basic storage features including storage accounts, blob storage, Azure files and File Sync, storage security, and storage tools. 

Topics
  • Storage Accounts
  • Blob Storage
  • Storage Security
  • Azure Files and File Sync
  • Managing Storage

Lab

  • Manage Azure storage 

Learning Objectives

In this module, you will learn about Azure virtual machines including planning, creating, availability and extensions.

  • Virtual Machine Planning
  • Creating Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Availability
  • Virtual Machine Extensions

Lab

  • Manage virtual machines


 

Learning Objectives

In this module, you will learn about backing up files and folders, and virtual machine backups.

Topics
  • File and Folder Backups
  • Virtual Machine Backups

Lab

  • Implement Data Protection

Learning Objectives

In this module, you will learn about monitoring your Azure infrastructure including Azure Monitor, alerting, and log analytics.

Topics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Alerts
  • Log Analytics
  • Network Watcher

Lab

  • Implement Monitoring


 

Microsoft Azure Administrator FAQs

Azure Administrator Training

You can enroll for the Microsoft Azure 104 training in two simple steps by: 

  • Selecting a convenient schedule from the dates given 
  • Signing up for the AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator course by making the payment 
  • Follow the Azure Administrator certification path and clear the exam 

Our thoughtfully conducted Microsoft Azure Administrator course content ensures that all our participants get: 

  • A copy of the course material
  • Access to Microsoft Azure Labs
  • Course completion certificate

While there are no direct reference materials for the Microsoft Azure Administrator course, you can visit the official Microsoft Azure Administrator AZ-104 page to understand:

  • What is this Microsoft Azure Administrator AZ-104 course all about 
  • When was Microsoft Azure Administrator AZ-104 course last updated 
  • Skills Measured for Azure104 certification exam 
  • Self-paced Microsoft Learn video modules 
  • AZ-104 certification exam resources, and more 

The Azure AZ-104 is a great way to understand one of the most popular cloud environments in the world. From setting up the cloud network for an organization to scaling it up, managing identities and governance, and security, the Azure Administrator training, with a balanced mix of classroom lessons and lab sessions ensures that you get real-world experience of the day-to-day work of a cloud administrator. The training will also prepare you to ace the Microsoft Azure Administrator AZ-104 exam and validate your experience.

Anybody with 6 months of experience in the Microsoft Azure environment will find this AZ-104 course beneficial for their career. This Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate certification course is ideal for Azure Administrators, Cloud Administrators, System Administrators, and anybody who is interested in gaining a proper understanding of Microsoft Azure in an enterprise context can take up this training.

Yes, KnowledgeHut is a Learning Action Pack Partner authorized to deliver Microsoft Trainings.

You can take up this Microsoft Azure Administrator certification training course in multiple delivery modes that include: 

  • Instructor-led classroom training
  • Instructor-led Live online training
  • Corporate/on-site training

As of December 2021, the Microsoft Azure administrator Exam fee is placed at US$165. The exam cost is usually priced according to the currency values in specific regions and countries. Do keep in mind that the azure 104 exam price is subject to change and may vary depending on the additional taxes applicable in some countries and regions.

The training fee only covers the Azure 104 certification cost. The training fee does not include the Azure 104 exam fees. By taking up the AZ-104 training before the Azure 104 exam, you are only paying for the training and not for the exam. The certification exam cost for AZ-104 is USD 165 and the exam must be taken from Pearson Vue.

Upon clearing your AZ-104 examination, your Microsoft Azure Administrator certificate will be valid for two years. After the validity period of two years, your certification will not be current anymore, but it will be still showcased under a different section with the Exam code and year mentioned along with it. 

Candidates need to answer between 40-60 questions. However, the number of questions may change as and when changes in technology and job roles occur.

Candidates will need to score 700 (on a scale of 1-1000) to pass the Azure Administrator Associate exam. On each exam domain, a minimum score of 35 percent needs to be scored. 

Candidates must wait for 24 hours to retake the AZ-104 exam. Candidates can also log in to their certification dashboard to reschedule the exam.

The passing score for the Microsoft Azure Administrator Az-104 exam is 700.

It is recommended that candidates for the Microsoft Azure Administrator (AZ-104) training take the Microsoft Azure Fundamentals – AZ 900 before.

And the Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions – AZ 400 after this course.

A Microsoft Partner is a training provider that has been authorized by Microsoft to provide programs to professionals based on Microsoft Certifications. This accreditation represents Microsoft’s acknowledgment of the training provider’s ability to provide training programs in line with Microsoft’s best practices.

Additional FAQs

Azure Administrator

Azure administrator (AZ-104) is a course offered by Microsoft to developers and IT professionals who have subject matter expertise implementing, managing, and monitoring an organization’s Microsoft Azure environment. It is one of the best and in-demand cloud services in the world today. If you want to enhance your career in cloud computing, Azure administrator is the right course for you! 

Among the most popular jobs that are associated with Azure, the Azure Administrator Associate job takes the top spot without fail! You can become an Azure Administrator by taking the Microsoft Azure Administrator (AZ-104) course training provided by a Microsoft partner and clearing the AZ-104 exam. 

According to Microsoft, Azure Administrator Associate roles and responsibilities include skills like implementing, monitoring, and maintaining Microsoft Azure solutions, including major services related to compute, storage, network, and security.