Integrating On-Premises Core Infrastructure with Microsoft Azure (10992B)


During this 3-day instructor-led course, a range of components, including Azure Compute, Azure Storage, and network services that customers can benefit from when deploying hybrid solutions. In this context, the term hybrid means integrating infrastructure technologies that customers host in on-premises datacenters with Azure IaaS and PaaS services. This course offers an overview of these services, providing the knowledge necessary to design hybrid solutions properly. It also includes a number of demonstrations and labs that enable students to develop hands-on skills that are necessary when implementing such solutions.

This course was designed for IT professionals and development operations (DevOps) professionals that are well versed in on-premises technologies and who have some knowledge of cloud technologies, who want to learn more about integrating their on-premises environments with Azure. These professionals should have at least three years of experience working in their respective fields. Such areas as on-premises system administration or network administration, in addition to DevOps support. These IT professionals have a broadly applicable administration and operational skills, and they generally work for both enterprise-level organizations and small and medium business environments.

Specific IT Professionals that would benefit from this course are:

IT professionals who have used on-premises virtualization technologies, including both Hyper-V and VMware platforms, but who want to deploy, configure, and administer services and virtual machines in Azure.
IT professionals who have used Microsoft System Center to manage and orchestrate an on-premises server infrastructure
Windows and Linux administrators who are looking to evaluate and migrate on-premises workloads and services to the cloud.
IT professionals who need to implement network connectivity between on-premises environments and services that Azure or Microsoft Office 365 hosts.
IT professionals who want to use Azure to increase the resiliency and agility of their on-premises environments.
DevOps personnel who are considering deploying hybrid solutions that consist of both cloud-based and on-premises components
IT professionals and DevOps personnel who are experienced in other non-Microsoft cloud technologies, who meet the course prerequisites, and who are looking to cross-train on Azure.
Upon course completion, students will be able to:

Describe the core concepts of Azure.
Explain the primary methods for integrating an on-premises environment with Azure virtual machines and Azure cloud services.
Describe Azure hybrid networking technologies.
Describe the Azure services that provide data storage, management, and analytics capabilities in hybrid scenarios.
Explain the use of Azure disaster recovery and business continuity solutions for on-premises environments.
Explain how to design and implement cross-premises applications.
Describe Azure monitoring and management solutions that offer hybrid capabilities.


It is recommended that experienced IT Professions who attend this course have previous technical knowledge of the following:

Experience with AD DS concepts and technologies in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016
Experience working with and configuring Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016
Basic experience with Windows PowerShell
Basic experience with cloud services such as Microsoft Office 365.
Basic experience with the Azure platform
Basic experience with identities on-premises or in cloud

What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands-on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.


  • Instructor Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft Azure


Overview of cloud computing and Azure
Overview of the Azure deployment models
Lab: Using Azure portal, Azure PowerShell, Azure CLI, and Visual Studio to deploy-manage Azure resources

Deploying an Azure VM by using the Azure portal
Deploying an Azure VM by using Azure PowerShell
Deploying an Azure VM by using Azure CLI
Creating and deploying an Azure Resource Manager deployment template
Identifying and deleting newly deployed resources

Module 2: Integrating with Azure Compute Services


Overview of Azure virtual machines and Azure cloud services
Migrating workloads to Azure virtual machines by using virtual machine images and disks
Extending HPC workloads to Azure
Integrating compute workloads by using containers, container orchestration, and Azure Service Fabric
Lab: Uploading an on-premises virtual disk file to Azure

Preparing for an upload of a virtual disk file to Azure
Uploading a virtual disk file to Azure
Lab: Moving containers between on-premises Hyper V virtual machines and Azure virtual machines

Creating a Docker host by using Docker Machine
Deploying a private Docker Registry in Azure
Module 3: Integrating with Azure virtual networks


Overview of Azure Virtual Network Service
Extending on-premises networks to Azure
Lab: Implementing a point-to-site VPN by using Azure Resource Manager

Preparing Azure resources for implementation and testing of a point-to-site VPN
Implementing point-to-site VPN
Establishing and verifying the point-to-site VPN connectivity
Module 4: Integrating with Azure Storage and data services


Overview of Azure Storage and data services
Implementing Azure Backup for on-premises workloads
Lab: Implementing the Azure Recovery Services agent-based backups

Preparing your Microsoft Azure subscription for the implementation
Configuring a virtual machine for Azure Recovery Services agent-based backups
Testing the backup of the virtual machine files and folders
Testing the restore of the virtual machine files and folders

Module 5: Designing and implementing Azure Site Recovery solutions


Overview of Site Recovery
Preparing a Hyper-V host for the implementation
Configuring Site Recovery protection of a Hyper-V virtual machine
Lab: Implementing protection of on-premises Hyper-V virtual machines in Azure by using Site Recovery

Preparing your Microsoft Azure subscription for implementing Site Recovery
Preparing a Hyper-V host for the implementation
Configuring Site Recovery protection of a Hyper-V virtual machine
Module 6:


Overview of cross-premises application capabilities and their design considerations
Implementing cross-premises solutions for desktop, web, and mobile apps
Lab: Implementing Traffic Manager

Deploying two instances of the test web app
Creating and configuring an Azure Traffic Manager profile
Testing Traffic Manager failover functionality

Module 7: Integrating operations and application monitoring and management


Overview of the cross-premises monitoring and management capabilities of Microsoft Azure
Implementing cross-premises Azure monitoring and management solutions
Lab: Implementing Azure Automation

Creating and configuring an Operations Management Suite workspace
Configuring an on-premises computer as a Hybrid Runbook Worker
Running a runbook on a Hybrid Runbook Worker and examining the outcome