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Q How can you access Azure Monitor?
A Portal, API, Event Hubs and Log Analytics
Q How long is Azure Monitor historical data accessable?
A 30 days
How can use Azure Monitor to view metrics and logs?
Log Analytics, SCOM, and Event Hubs
Q What is the difference between Maintenance and Downtime?
Q What is the purpose of Azure VMs?
Q What are some tools to determine what workloads can be virtualised and costs?
Q How do network security groups filter network traffic ?
A You can use an Azure network security group to filter network traffic to and from Azure resources in an Azure virtual network. A network security group contains security rules that allow or deny inbound network traffic to, or outbound network traffic from, several types of Azure resources. For each rule, you can specify source and destination, port, and protocol.
Name the different Azure support plans.
- Professional Direct
How to implement backup of on-prem folders and files?
- Create recovery services vault
- Download the agent and credential file
- Install and register agent
- Configure the backup
What are the options for different deployment methods in Continuous Deployment?
- CLI,Git, Visual studio, FTP
- GitHub, Bitbucket, or Azure DevOps
What are the different ways to manage Azure?
Portal, Powershell, CLI, Cloudshell
How to setup Azure Policy?
- Browse policy definitions
- Create Initiative Definitions
- Scope the Definitions
- View Eval results
What are some capabilities of Azure Monitor?
- Monitor and visualize metrics
- Query and analyze logs
- Setup alerts and actions
What are some available High Availability solutions for Azure?
Content Delivery Networks (CDN)
What are the steps to create an Azure Virtual Machine?
Azure 104 Labfiles
Azure lab setup procedure
DO NOT use your corporate email address for this subscription!!!!!!
STRONGLY suggested to use INPRIVATE BROWSER
1) Create NEW Microsoft email account at https://outlook.live.com/owa/ in the following format:
email@example.com suggested password Pa55w.rd1234 where ddmmyy = starting date of your course and xxx = your initials
When filling in Email account details, Please use FULL name , NOT just initials and COMPLETE ADDRESS with Postal Code.
The new Microsoft account is needed for the Azure Pass used for the labs in this course. The use of any other account is not supported for this class. Appreciate your understanding.
Make sure you are logged out of all other email accounts (except the new email account you have created) in ALL browsers before proceeding to #2. This will prevent any issues that may occur due to Microsoft DDOS protection.
2)Redeem Azure pass
Open an in-private browser and navigate to www.microsoftazurepass.com,
Use your newly created Microsoft Email address
If you are asked during the Redemption process You MUST fill in the same Surname and Given name completely , do NOT use initials only. Also use a valid COMPLETE mailing address and phone number. The mailing address will be validated. This will prevent any issues that may occur due to Microsoft DDOS protection.
After finished, you will be redirected to https://portal.azure.com
3) Make a new folder C:\Labfiles using File Explorer
or from Powershell or Cmd prompt
Md C:\Labfiles (command line)
Download and extract into C:\Labfiles
4 ) Download and install Visual Studio Code Visual Studio Code (optional)
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specific area of interest. You can also browse categories like Azure Storage, Pricing
and Billing, Azure Virtual Machines, and Azure Migrate.
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Azure Reference Architectures, and the Cloud Design Patterns.
Microsoft Learning Community Blog Get the latest information the certification
tests and exam study groups.
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Azure Tuesdays With Corey Corey Sanders answers your questions about
Microsoft Azure – Virtual Machines, Web Sites, Mobile Services, Dev/Test etc.
Azure Fridays Join Scott Hanselman as he engages one-on-one with the engineers
who build the services that power Microsoft Azure as they demo capabilities,
answer Scott’s questions, and share their insights.
Microsoft Azure Blog Keep current on what’s happening in Azure, including what’s
now in preview, generally available, news & updates, and more.
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