A to Z of Azure Network services - Covers AZ 300, 103 & more
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A to Z of Azure Network services - Covers AZ 300, 103 & more

The most comprehensive course on Azure networking services with lots of lab demonstrations
4.6 (974 ratings)
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Created by Varma Rudra
Last updated 10/2019
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This course includes
  • 12 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 24 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Design & deploy virtual networks, subnets
  • Configure network security groups using service tags and application security groups
  • Create user defined routes, multiple NIC's, IP Address configuration
  • Configure availability sets and deploy zone based and zonal based services
  • Configure load balancer for internet load balancing, create NAT rules, configuration of Backend Pools & health probes and monitoring
  • Configure application gateway for URL path based routing, multi site hosting, Web application firewall and monitoring
  • Configure traffic manager with priority, performence, weight and geographic routing methods and use nested profiles
  • Establish peering, point to site, VPN to VPN, site to site VPN connection
  • Connect Azure virtual network with AWS VPC
  • Delivering hybrid applications/solutions network connectivity
  • Use network watcher and network performance monitor to monitor network performance
  • Create and configure Azure Public DNS and Private DNS zones
Requirements
  • Basic understading of Azure & computer network knowledge
Description

01 - 08 - 2019:  New lectures on Network monitoring ( Network watcher, Traffic analytics & Network performance monitor) and Azure DNS has been added.

Microsoft Azure is the fastest growing cloud platform in the world. One of the key building blocks of Microsoft Azure is its network services. This course is designed to help you to build strong foundation & provide hands on experience in Microsoft Azure network services.

This course covers azure network skills required for AZ 300 and 103  Microsoft certification exams

This course has been designed with an architectural approach. Firstly I will give you an overview of Azure network services architecture and after this introduction, I will take you through  following azure services

  1. Virtual network & subnets - 10,000 feet overview of Azure Network services; Create virtual networks & subnets and deploy a VM into virtual network.


  2. Filter traffic - Network security group - Create network security group(NSG), create inbound & outbound rules, apply them at subnet levels, deploy the virtual machines in subnets and test NSG rules. Configure NSG rules using Application security groups and service tags.


  3. Route traffic - NIC, IP Addresses, User defined routes - Understand public and private IP addresses; Network Interfaces; Adding multiple NICs to VM and Multiple IP configurations; Create and configure user defined routes.


  4. High availability services - Create and configure availability sets, Zone services and Zonal services.


  5. Load balancer - Configuration of frontend IP configuration, backend pool creation, health probes creation, configure load balancing rules, configure NAT rules, automatic reconfiguration & monitoring of  the load balancer


  6. Application gateway - Creation of application gateway, HTTP traffic load balancing, URL path based routing, multi site hosting, enable web application firewall and test the same, monitoring of application gateway


  7. Traffic manager - Creation of traffic manager profile, add end points, load balance traffic based on performance, priority, weight and geographic routing methods.


  8. Connectivity scenarios - Configure point to site VPN connection, VPN - VPN connection, Site to site VPN connection, Azure apps connection with VMs on Azure and finally connect Azure virtual network with Amazon web services virtual private cloud


  9. Delivering hybrid solutions/applications connectivity - Introduction to App service plan and App service environment; Hybrid applications/solutions connectivity options; Lab demo on P2S VPN connectivity with Azure app service;App service environment connectivity; Introduction to hybrid connections; Lab demo on Hybrid connections and Hybrid connections manager.


  10. Network security - Introduction to network security controls, implementation of Azure firewall in hub and spoke model, implementation of network security & application security groups, configuration of service end points and policies, introduction to remote access management options and implementation of Windows Admin centre to remote desktop into Azure VM.


  11. Network Monitoring - Introduction to Azure network monitoring and diagnostics; Use Network watcher tools to diagnose network related issues; Introduction to network performance monitor capabilities ; Setup, configure and use performance monitor & service connectivity monitor.


  12. DNS - Introduction to Azure Public and Private DNS. Create Azure Public DNS zone and delegate domain into Azure. Create a private DNS and connect virtual networks and create custom domain labels to VMs.

This course contains both theory lectures and a significant number of labs that helps you in gaining hands-on experience in key Azure network related services.

Microsoft Azure is a constantly evolving platform and I will be keep close watch on Azure announcements and add new labs wherever possible.

So, start taking this course and put yourself in high demand in the world of IT and command higher salary!!!

Who this course is for:
  • Infrastructure developers
  • Infrastructure architects
  • Network specialists & administrators
Course content
Expand all 63 lectures 12:02:15
+ Introduction
2 lectures 08:36

This lecture provides you introduction to key outcomes, scope and structure of the course.

Preview 04:10

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to configure some settings in Udemy portal to improve your course taking experience.

Important lecture on how to improve lectures video quality
04:26
+ Azure Virtual networks & Subnets
4 lectures 39:42

By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of key network services that you can use to deliver highly available, secure and stable networking solution on Azure.

Preview 14:14

By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of what Azure virtual network is all about and its different capabilities.

Introduction to Virtual Network and its capabilities
07:30

By the end of this lab, you will be to create virtual network and subnets in Azure.

Lab demo - Step 1 - Creation of Virtual network and subnets using Azure portal
08:12

By the end of this lab, you will be able to deploy virtual machine into Azure virtual network.

Lab demo - Step 2 - Deploy a virtual machine into Azure Virtual network
09:46
+ Filter traffic - Network Security Groups
4 lectures 50:12

By the end of this lecture, you will gain understating of Network security groups, security rules, service tags and application security group.

Network Security groups, service tags & application security group overview
12:20

By the end of this lab, you will be able to create NSG and configure inbound rules and associate the same at subnet level and VM level

Lab demo - Step 3 - Configure an NSG at Subnet level and VM level
09:30

By the end of this lab, you will be able to allow communication from your web server to Azure storage service in a particular location.

Lab demo - Step 4 - Configure NSG outbound rules using Service tags
12:19

By the end of this lab, you will be able to configure network security group rule using Application security groups.

Lab demo - Step 5 - Configure NSG rule using Application security groups
16:03
+ Routing Traffic - Network interfaces, Route tables, IP Addresses & VNet peering
6 lectures 01:34:09

By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of service end points and policies.

Introduction to Service end points and policies
09:03

By the end of this lab, you will be able to create service endpoints, service endpoint policies and resource firewall.

Lab demo - Step 6 - Configure service endpoints, policies and resource firewall
28:28

By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of network interfaces, IP addresses and host name resolution in Azure

Introduction to Network Interfaces and IP address configuration
11:12

By the end of this lab demo, you will be create a NIC, add IP configuration to the same, associate the NIC to virtual machine and RDP into VM using new public IP address.

Lab demo - Step 7 - Associate multiple NICs and IP addresses to Virtual Machine
11:22

By the end of this lecture, you will gain understating of route tables, default routes, custom routes and route determination.

Introduction to Network routes
09:32

By the end of this lab, you will be route the traffic from web servers to app servers via a network virtual appliance.

Lab demo -Step 8 - Create user defined route
24:32
+ Introduction to high availability related Azure services
2 lectures 21:52

By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of following Azure services that you can use to deliver high availability solution on Azure

  • Traffic manager

  • Load balancer

  • Application gateway

  • Availability zones

  • Availability sets

Introduction to delivering high availability solution on Azure
09:37

By the end of this lab, you will be able to create availability zones and sets and deploy web severs into the same.

Lab demo - Step 9 - Manage high availability using Availability Zones and Sets
12:15
+ Azure load balancer
5 lectures 51:48

By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of key capabilities and components of Azure load balancer and key differences between basic and standard tiers.

Preview 12:51

By the end of this lab, you will be able to create Azure load balancer using Azure portal and know about important settings related to the same.

Lab demo - Step 10 - Create Azure load balancer and go through important setting
07:01

By the end of this lab, you will be able to configure inbound NAT rule to allow RDP traffic into Web Severs using Load balancer front end IP address.

Lab demo - Step 11 - Configure Inbound NAT rule to route RDP traffic
08:06

By the end of this lab, you will be able to configure following things in load balancer and test configuration.

  • Create a backend pool to include two web servers.

  • Create a health probe

  • Create a load balancer rule to distribute traffic between web servers in backend pool

  • Test the configuration

Lab demo - Step 12 - Configure load balancer rule to distribute HTTP traffic
10:29

By the end of this lab, you will be able to configure outbound NAT rule to use load balancer front end IP for outbound communication from web servers in the backend pool of load balancer.

Lab demo - Step 13 - Configure outbound NAT rule
13:21
+ Azure Application gateway
5 lectures 01:04:24

By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Azure Application gateway and its key capabilities.

Preview 09:06

By the end of this lab, you will be able to create Azure Application Gateway, add two web servers into backend pool and distribute the incoming http traffic evenly between two web servers.

Lab demo - Step 14 - Create and configure application gateway
15:43

By the end of this lab, you will be able to configure URL path based routing in Application gateway

Lab demo - Step 15 - Application Gateway URL Path based routing
16:54

By the end of this lab, you will be able to configure multi site hosting on Azure Application Gateway

Lab demo - Step 16 - Application gateway multi site hosting
10:53

By the end of this lab, you will be enable to Web Application Firewall in Application gateway,  configure prevention and detection mode, configure advanced rule configuration, simulate XSS attack, enable diagnostic firewall logs and view the firewall logs.

Lab demo - Step 17 - Application gateway web application firewall (WAF)
11:48
+ Traffic manager
4 lectures 59:34

By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Traffic manager, different routing methods that you can use, different end points you can configure and monitoring of end points.

Preview 11:48

By the end of this lab demo, you will be able to create Traffic manager, configure performance based routing method, create two web apps in two different regions and add them as end points in traffic manager profile and finally test the routing method.

Lab demo - Step 18 - Traffic manager performance based routing method
15:41

By the end of this lab demo, you will be able to configure priority and weight based routing methods and bring down one end point and check whether traffic is getting re-routed to another end point.

Lab demo - Step 19, 20 - Traffic manager priority & weight based routing methods
07:25

By the end of this lab demo, you will be able to configure nested end points  and use those end points to route the traffic to right end point based on user location (in terms of least network latency)

Lab demo - Step 21 - Traffic manager nested endpoints
24:40
+ VPN Gateway and connectivity scenarios
7 lectures 01:27:45

By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of different ways you can connect virtual networks and in detail about VNet peering.

Preview 08:01

By the end of this lab, you will be able to configure VNet peering between a Hub virtual network and two Spoke virtual networks.

Lab demo - Step 22 - Configure a VNet peering between virtual networks
18:18

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to gain understanding of VPN gateway and its key configuration settings and different topologies that you can achieve using VPN gateway.

Introduction to VPN gateway and connection topologies
09:01

By the end of this lab, you will be able to configure P2S VPN and test the connectivity.

Lab demo - Step 23 - Establish point to site VPN using VPN Gateway
15:39

By the end of this lab, you will be able to carry out following activities.

  1. Create an AWS VPC, Subnet and EC2 instance in VPC

  2. Create a customer gateway in AWS

  3. Create a virtual private gateway in AWS

  4. Create a site to site connection between customer gateway and virtual private gateway

  5. Create an Azure VNet, subnet and deploy VM into VNet

  6. Create a local network gateway in Azure

  7. Create a VPN gateway in Azure

  8. Create a site to site connection between local network gateway and virtual private gateway

  9. Finally test the connectivity between AWS EC2 instance and Azure VM

Lab demo - Step 24 - Establish Site to Site VPN between AWS VPC and Azure VNet
22:23

In this lecture, I have explained about express route, connectivity models and routing domains.

Express route overview
07:14

In this lecture, i will take you through steps of ordering express route circuit, creation of Azure private peering and VNet integration.

Walkthrough of steps to create express route circuit, Peering & VNet integration
07:09
+ Delivering Hybrid Solution/Applications Connectivity
8 lectures 59:37
Introduction to the section
02:21

By the end of this lecture, you will understand about Azure App service plan, pricing tiers and web apps

Introduction to Azure App Service Plan
06:54

By the end of this lecture, you will understand about app service environment (ASE), when it should be used, components of app service environments and deployment models of ASE

Introduction to App Service Environment
05:37

By the end of this lecture, you will know the different places where solution components are located in hybrid solutions and different options available to establish network connectivity between those locations.

Hybrid solutions/applications connectivity options
07:37

By the end of this lab, you will be able to establish P2S VPN between app service and Virtual network and also test the connection

Lab demo: Establish & test P2S connectivity between App Service and Vnet
16:37

By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of internal and external ASE and different network considerations that needs to be taken into account with respect to ASE.

Introduction to App service environment network connectivity
06:26

By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of hybrid connections, how they work and benefits & limitations of hybrid connections.

Introduction to Hybrid connections
04:45

By the end of this lab, you will be able to establish hybrid connection between app service and a http end point located in a virtual network. You will also able to download and install hybrid connection manager.

Lab demo: Establish hybrid connection and test the connection
09:20