AVG Duration14h


This learning path takes you through the major networking technologies on Microsoft Azure.

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Learning Objectives

  • Implement core Azure networking infrastructure
  • Implement hybrid networking with Azure
  • Implement load balancing and routing on Azure
  • Secure Azure networks
  • Monitor Azure networks

Intended Audience

  • People who want to become Azure network engineers


  • An understanding of general IT concepts, especially networking


Your certificate for this learning path

Training Content

Course - Beginner - 51m
Overview of Azure Services
This course gives an overview of the services available on Azure and shows how to create virtual machines and web apps using the Azure CLI and Azure Portal.
Course - Intermediate - 1h 5m
Getting Started with Azure Virtual Networks
This course explores Azure Virtual Networks, how to create them, and how to connect them.
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 30m
Create Your First Azure Virtual Network
In this lab, you will cover the basics of Azure Virtual Network and related configuration and integration options.
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 1h 30m
Connect Azure Virtual Networks with VNet Peering
Understand when and why you would want to use Azure VNet peering in this Lab as you implement peering to solve a practical design challenge
Course - Intermediate - 1h 23m
Load Balancing with Azure
This course will provide you with a foundational understanding of the different ways you can load balance traffic in Microsoft Azure.
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h 30m
Create and Configure Load Balancers in Microsoft Azure
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 2h
Application Load Balancing with Azure Application Gateways
Learn how to configure an Azure Application Gateway to load balance traffic to a web application that you deploy on a Virtual Machine Scale Set in this Lab.
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 1h
Implementing Azure Virtual Network NAT with Azure Functions
In this hands-on lab, you'll learn how to create an Azure Function and place it behind a Virtual Network NAT for static outbound IP Addresses.
Course - Intermediate - 59m
Implementing Azure ExpressRoute
In this course, we examine Azure ExpressRoute. Azure ExpressRoute creates a reliable, dedicated connection between an organization's on-premises environment and Microsoft Azure.
Course - Intermediate - 31m
Azure Network Connectivity and Name Resolution
In this course, you will learn two different ways to connect virtual networks together in Azure.
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 2h
Connect Azure Virtual Networks with VNet-to-VNet VPN Connections
Course - Intermediate - 53m
Implementing an Azure Virtual WAN
In this course, we review Azure Virtual Wide Area Network (WAN).
Course - Intermediate - 1h 26m
Implementing Azure Network Security
Through a combination of both theory and practical demonstrations, this course teaches how to implement Azure network security.
Hands-on Lab - Advanced - 1h 30m
Securing Azure Storage Account using Private Endpoints
In this hands-on lab, you will learn how to use Private Endpoints to secure Azure Storage Account.
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 1h 30m
Implementing Azure Front Door with App Service Origin Host
In this hands-on lab, you will implement Azure Front Door instance with Azure App Service as the origin group hosts.
Course - Advanced - 38m
Managing Connectivity with Azure Network Watcher
In this course, you’ll learn about both troubleshooting and monitoring.
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 45m
Configure Azure Virtual Networks Challenge
In this lab challenge, you'll use your Azure networking knowledge to configure Virtual Networks to allow two virtual machines to communicate with each other.
Exam - 45m
Final Exam: Azure Networking
Final Exam: Azure Networking
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