Azure Front Door is a PaaS offering by Microsoft Azure that lets you serve your global customer and enterprise application to a broader audience through the Azure network. Azure Front Door Standard/Premium is one of the fast and reliable CDN solutions that run on Microsoft's backbone network secured with intelligent threat protection. Azure Front Door also allows integration with other security and networking services such as Azure CDN and Azure Web App Firewall (WAF) enabling it to serves as a single secure CDN platform.
You can use Azure Front Door Standard/Premium to reach your global customer and audience to deliver high-performing modern applications while ensuring the platform's security. Azure Front Door is a layer 7 technology that integrates with WAF, Bot Protection, and Built-in DDoS protection. You can also leverage private back-ends with private link service and get the best out of security features in Azure.
If you are looking to accelerate your application performance, perform intelligent health probe and load balancing, offload SSL management, enable Web App Firewall, and secure the backend using the private link, Azure Front Door Standard/Premium is a perfect choice.
In this hands-on lab, you will be introduced to Azure Front Door along with how to set up origin groups and configure health probes and load balancing for the backend.
Upon completion of this intermediate-level lab, you will be able to:
Familiarity with the following will be beneficial but is not required:
The following course and lab can be used to fulfill the prerequisite:
May 26th, 2023 - Resolved an issue that caused the lab to fail periodically
April 3rd, 2023 - Updated the instructions and screenshots to reflect the latest UI
May 9th, 2022 - Updated the instructions and screenshots to reflect the latest UI
Parveen is an Azure advocate with previous experience in the professional consulting services industries. He specializes in infrastructure and DevOps with a wide range of knowledge in security and access management. He is also an Azure Certified - DevOps Engineer Expert, Security Engineer, Developer Associate, Administrator Associate, CompTIA Certified - Network+, Security+, and AWS Cloud Practitioner.
Parveen enjoys writing about cloud technologies and sharing the knowledge with the community to help students upskill in the cloud.