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Configure Azure Virtual Networks Challenge

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Choosing the right network solution allows users to have the best possible experience in terms of performance, security, and convenience. This truth certainly holds in the cloud.

In this lab challenge, your Azure networking skills are put to the test. You are provided with two Azure Virtual Networks with Virtual Machines running within them. You must use your Azure networking knowledge and configure the Virtual Networks to allow the two virtual machines to communicate with each other.


May 13, 2020 - Updated a validation check function to more accurately reflect whether the user has passed the challenge


  • Azure Networking knowledge and experience including, but not limited to, Azure Virtual Networks, Azure network security groups (NSGs), and Azure network interfaces
  • Completion of the Connect Azure Virtual Networks with VNet Peering lab is highly recommended before attempting the challenge

Intended audience

  • Microsoft Azure Administrator certification examinees
  • Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification examinees
  • Azure practitioners

What will be assessed

  • Azure networking skills

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Environment after

About the author

Logan Rakai, opens in a new tab
Lead Content Developer - Labs
Learning paths

Logan has been involved in software development and research since 2007 and has been in the cloud since 2012. He is an AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional, Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer, Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS), Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), and Certified OpenStack Administrator (COA). He earned his Ph.D. studying design automation and enjoys all things tech.

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Configure Azure Virtual Networks Challenge