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Description

As an IT professional tasked with managing resources in Azure, it’s important to understand key administrative roles and permissions within a subscription and within a resource group. It’s also important to know how to leverage Role Based Access Control (RBAC) for managing such administrative roles and permissions.

In the first part of this course, you will learn about Azure subscriptions.  You will learn about key roles within a subscription, including contributor, owner, reader, and user access administrator. You’ll also learn how to manage these roles by using RBAC. We’ll also cover subscription policies and the role they play in the management of an Azure subscription.

In the second part of the course, we’ll talk about resource groups in Azure.  We’ll touch on what they do and how they are managed. You will learn how to secure resources within a resource group via resource policies and resource locks.  You’ll also learn about resource tagging and how it can be used to manage and group Azure resources.

Rounding out this course, we’ll cover the process of moving resources from one resource group to another, as well as the deletion of resource groups altogether.

Learning Objectives

Azure Subscriptions

  • Understand the owner role
  • Understand the subscription administrator Role
  • How to manage roles and permissions with RBAC
  • Understand subscription policies

Resource Groups

  • Understanding the purpose of resource groups
  • How to leverage resource group policies
  • How to use resource locks to protect resources
  • How to leverage resource tags  
  • Moving resources between resource groups
  • Removing resource groups

Intended Audience

  • IT professionals interested in becoming Azure cloud architects
  • IT professionals preparing for Microsoft’s Azure certification exams

Prerequisites

  • General knowledge of IT infrastructure
  • General knowledge of the Azure environment
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To view tags for a resource, browse to the resource and click overview. From here, click tags. If tags have been applied, they will be listed. If you have not previously applied tags, the list will be empty. To add a tag, select the name dropdown and provide a name and then a value for the new tag and then click save to add the tag. The new tag will now be displayed in the overview window.

You can delete a tag by highlighting it and then clicking the trash icon. Clicking save completes the deletion. If you need to bulk assign a tag to multiple resources, browse to a resource group, or really any list of resources, and click the checkbox for the resources you want to assign a tag to and then click assign tags. When done, click save.

To view all resources with a specific tag, click tags in the left pane and then select the tag from the dropdown box. Click the show resources icon on the right. By leveraging tags, you can make your day-to-day administration of resources far easier and more organized.

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Thomas Mitchell
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Tom is a 25+ year veteran of the IT industry, having worked in environments as large as 40k seats and as small as 50 seats. Throughout the course of a long an interesting career, he has built an in-depth skillset that spans numerous IT disciplines. Tom has designed and architected small, large, and global IT solutions.

In addition to the Cloud Platform and Infrastructure MCSE certification, Tom also carries several other Microsoft certifications. His ability to see things from a strategic perspective allows Tom to architect solutions that closely align with business needs.

In his spare time, Tom enjoys camping, fishing, and playing poker.