Exam AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator – Skills Measured

Audience Profile
The Azure Administrator implements, manages, and monitors identity, governance, storage,
compute, and virtual networks in a cloud environment. The Azure Administrator will provision,
size, monitor, and adjust resources as appropriate.
Candidates should have a minimum of six months of hands-on experience administering Azure.
Candidates should have a strong understanding of core Azure services, Azure workloads,
security, and governance. Candidates for this exam should have experience in using PowerShell,
the Command Line Interface, Azure Portal, and ARM templates.



NOTE: Most questions cover features that are General Availability (GA). The exam may contain
questions on Preview features if those features are commonly used.
Manage Azure identities and governance (15-20%)
Manage Azure AD objects
 create users and groups
 manage user and group properties
 manage device settings
 perform bulk user updates
 manage guest accounts
 configure Azure AD Join
 configure self-service password reset
Manage role-based access control (RBAC)
 create a custom role
 provide access to Azure resources by assigning roles
 interpret access assignments
 manage multiple directories
Manage subscriptions and governance
 configure Azure policies
 configure resource locks
 apply tags
 create and manage resource groups
 manage subscriptions
 configure Cost Management
 configure management groups
Implement and manage storage (10-15%)
Manage storage accounts
 configure network access to storage accounts
 create and configure storage accounts
 generate shared access signature
 manage access keys
 implement Azure storage replication
 configure Azure AD Authentication for a storage account
Manage data in Azure Storage
 export from Azure job
 import into Azure job
 install and use Azure Storage Explorer
 copy data by using AZCopy
Configure Azure files and Azure blob storage
 create an Azure file share
 create and configure Azure File Sync service
 configure Azure blob storage
 configure storage tiers for Azure blobs
Deploy and manage Azure compute resources (25-30%)
Configure VMs for high availability and scalability
 configure high availability
 deploy and configure scale sets
Automate deployment and configuration of VMs
 modify Azure Resource Manager (ARM) template
 configure VHD template
 deploy from template
 save a deployment as an ARM template
 automate configuration management by using custom script extensions
Create and configure VMs
 configure Azure Disk Encryption
 move VMs from one resource group to another
 manage VM sizes
 add data discs
 configure networking
 redeploy VMs
Create and configure containers
 create and configure Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
 create and configure Azure Container Instances (ACI)
Create and configure Web Apps
 create and configure App Service
 create and configure App Service Plans
Configure and manage virtual networking (30-35%)
Implement and manage virtual networking
 create and configure VNET peering
 configure private and public IP addresses, network routes, network interface, subnets,
and virtual network
Configure name resolution
 configure Azure DNS
 configure custom DNS settings
 configure a private or public DNS zone
Secure access to virtual networks
 create security rules
 associate an NSG to a subnet or network interface
 evaluate effective security rules
 deploy and configure Azure Firewall
 deploy and configure Azure Bastion Service
Configure load balancing
 configure Application Gateway
 configure an internal load balancer
 configure load balancing rules
 configure a public load balancer
 troubleshoot load balancing
Monitor and troubleshoot virtual networking
 monitor on-premises connectivity
 use Network Performance Monitor
 use Network Watcher
 troubleshoot external networking
 troubleshoot virtual network connectivity
Integrate an on-premises network with an Azure virtual network
 create and configure Azure VPN Gateway
 create and configure VPNs
 configure ExpressRoute
 configure Azure Virtual WAN
Monitor and back up Azure resources (10-15%)
Monitor resources by using Azure Monitor
 configure and interpret metrics
 configure Log Analytics
 query and analyze logs
 set up alerts and actions
 configure Application Insights
Implement backup and recovery
 configure and review backup reports
 perform backup and restore operations by using Azure Backup
 create a Recovery Services Vault
 create and configure backup policy
 perform site-to-site recovery by using Azure Site Recovery
The exam guide below shows the changes that will be implemented on January 27, 2021.
Audience Profile
The Azure Administrator implements, manages, and monitors identity, governance, storage,
compute, and virtual networks in a cloud environment. The Azure Administrator will provision,
size, monitor, and adjust resources as appropriate.
Candidates should have a minimum of six months of hands-on experience administering Azure.
Candidates should have a strong understanding of core Azure services, Azure workloads,
security, and governance. Candidates for this exam should have experience in using PowerShell,
the Command Line Interface, Azure Portal, and ARM templates.


Skills Measured
NOTE: The bullets that appear below each of the skills measured are intended to illustrate how
we are assessing that skill. This list is not definitive or exhaustive.

NOTE: Most questions cover features that are General Availability (GA). The exam may contain
questions on Preview features if those features are commonly used.
Manage Azure identities and governance (15-20%)
Manage Azure AD objects
 create users and groups
 manage user and group properties
 manage device settings
 perform bulk user updates
 manage guest accounts
 configure Azure AD Join
 configure self-service password reset
Manage role-based access control (RBAC)
 create a custom role
 provide access to Azure resources by assigning roles
 interpret access assignments
 manage multiple directories
Manage subscriptions and governance
 configure Azure policies
 configure resource locks
 apply tags
 create and manage resource groups
 manage subscriptions
 configure Cost Management
 configure management groups
Implement and manage storage (10-15%)
Manage storage accounts
 configure network access to storage accounts
 create and configure storage accounts
 generate shared access signature
 manage access keys
 implement Azure storage replication
 configure Azure AD Authentication for a storage account
Manage data in Azure Storage
 export from Azure job
 import into Azure job
 install and use Azure Storage Explorer
 copy data by using AZCopy
Configure Azure files and Azure blob storage
 create an Azure file share
 create and configure Azure File Sync service
 configure Azure blob storage
 configure storage tiers for Azure blobs
 configure blob lifecycle management
 configure blob object replication
Deploy and manage Azure compute resources (25-30%)
Configure VMs for high availability and scalability
 configure high availability
 deploy and configure scale sets
Automate deployment and configuration of VMs
 modify Azure Resource Manager (ARM) template
 configure VHD template
 deploy from template
 save a deployment as an ARM template
 automate configuration management by using custom script extensions
Create and configure VMs
 configure Azure Disk Encryption
 move VMs from one resource group to another
 manage VM sizes
 add data discs
 configure networking
 redeploy VMs
Create and configure containers
 create and configure Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
 create and configure Azure Container Instances (ACI)
Create and configure Web Apps
 create and configure App Service
 create and configure App Service Plans
Configure and manage virtual networking (30-35%)
Implement and manage virtual networking
 create and configure VNET peering
 configure private and public IP addresses, network routes, network interface, subnets,
and virtual network
Configure name resolution
 configure Azure DNS
 configure custom DNS settings
 configure a private or public DNS zone
Secure access to virtual networks
 create security rules
 associate an NSG to a subnet or network interface
 evaluate effective security rules
 deploy and configure Azure Firewall
 deploy and configure Azure Bastion Service
Configure load balancing
 configure Application Gateway
 configure an internal load balancer
 configure load balancing rules
 configure a public load balancer
 troubleshoot load balancing
Monitor and troubleshoot virtual networking
 monitor on-premises connectivity
 use Network Performance Monitor
 use Network Watcher
 troubleshoot external networking
 troubleshoot virtual network connectivity
Integrate an on-premises network with an Azure virtual network
 create and configure Azure VPN Gateway
 create and configure VPNs
 configure ExpressRoute
 configure Azure Virtual WAN
Monitor and back up Azure resources (10-15%)
Monitor resources by using Azure Monitor
 configure and interpret metrics
 configure Log Analytics
 query and analyze logs
 set up alerts and actions
 configure Application Insights
Implement backup and recovery
 configure and review backup reports
 perform backup and restore operations by using Azure Backup
 create a Recovery Services Vault
 create and configure backup policy
 perform site-to-site recovery by using Azure Site Recovery

Course Schedule

Scheduled DateLocationAvailableRegister
15/06/2023 - 30/06/2023BengaluruVILT & ILTRegister

Course Details

Duration: 30 Hours
Exam Code: AZ-104

Schedule

Date: 20/11/2023
– 24/11/2023
Location: Bengaluru
Available: VILT /ILT

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