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About the MCSA: Linux on Azure Combo

Duration: 9 days (72 hours)

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This training consists of the following courses:

20533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (Microsoft Specialist)   More on this course

5 days | 40 hours

arrow Course Objectives

  • » Describe Azure architecture components, including infrastructure, tools, and portals. Implement and manage virtual networking within Azure and configure cross-premises connectivity
  • » Plan and create Azure VMs
  • » Configure, manage, and monitor Azure VMs to optimize availability and reliability
  • » Implement Azure App Service
  • » Plan and implement storage, backup, and recovery services
  • » Implement container-based workloads in Azure
  • » Deploy, configure, monitor, and diagnose cloud services
  • » Implement Azure AD
  • » Manage an Active Directory infrastructure in a hybrid environment
  • » Automate operations in Azure by using Azure Automation runbooks

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arrow Course Outline

  • Introduction to Azure
    1. Cloud technology overview
    2. Overview of Azure
    3. Managing Azure with the Azure portal
    4. Managing Azure with Windows PowerShell
    5. Overview of Azure Resource Manager
    6. Azure management services
    7. Lab : Managing Microsoft Azure
    8. Use the Azure portals.
    9. Use Azure Resource Manager features via the Azure portal.
    10. Use Azure PowerShell.
  • Implementing and managing Azure networking
    1. Overview of Azure networking
    2. Implementing and managing Azure virtual networks
    3. Configuring Azure virtual networks
    4. Configuring Azure virtual network connectivity
    5. Overview of Azure networking in an infrastructure as a service (IaaS) version 1 (v1)
    6. Lab : Using a deployment template to implement Azure virtual networks
    7. Creating an Azure virtual network by using a deployment template
    8. Creating a virtual network by using PowerShell
    9. Configure virtual networks
    10. Lab : Configuring connectivity between the IaaS v1 and IaaS version 2 (v2)
    11. Using a PowerShell script to Connect IaaS v1 VNet and IaaS v2 VNet
    12. Configuring a point-to-site VPN
    13. Using a PowerShell script to connect IaaS v1 VNet and IaaS v2 VNet
  • Implementing virtual machines
    1. Overview of Azure VMs
    2. Planning deployment of Azure VMs
    3. Deploying Azure VMs
    4. Overview of classic Azure VMs
    5. Lab : Creating Azure VMs
    6. Creating Azure VMs by using the Azure portal, Azure PowerShell, and Azure CLI
    7. Validating Azure VM deployment
    8. Lab : Deploying Azure VMs by using Azure Resource Manager templates
    9. Using Visual Studio and an Azure Resource Manager template to deploy Azure VMs
    10. Using Azure PowerShell and an Azure Resource Manager template to deploy Azure VMs
  • Using Azure CLI and an Azure Resource Manager template to deploy Azure VMs
  • Managing Azure VMs
    1. Configuring Azure VMs
    2. Managing disks of Azure VMs
    3. Managing and monitoring Azure VMs
    4. Managing classic Azure VMs
    5. Lab : Managing Azure VMs
    6. Implementing Desired State Configuration (DSC)
    7. Implementing Storage Spaces–based volumes
  • Implementing Azure App Service
    1. Introduction to App Service
    2. Planning app deployment in App Service
    3. Implementing and maintaining web apps
    4. Configuring web apps
    5. Monitoring web apps and WebJobs
    6. Implementing mobile apps
    7. Implementing Traffic Manager
    8. Lab : Implementing websites
    9. Creating web apps
    10. Deploying web apps
    11. Managing web apps
    12. Implementing Traffic Manager
  • Planning and implementing storage, backup, and recovery services
    1. Planning storage
    2. Implementing and managing Azure storage
    3. Implementing Azure CDNs
    4. Implementing Azure Backup
    5. Planning for and implementing Azure Site Recovery
    6. Lab : Planning and implementing Azure storage
    7. Creating and configuring storage
    8. Using Azure file storage
    9. Protecting data with Microsoft Azure Backup
  • Implementing containers in Azure
    1. Implementing Windows and Linux containers in Azure
    2. Implementing Azure Container Service
    3. Lab : Implementing containers on Azure VMs
    4. Implementing Windows and Linux containers in Azure
    5. Deploying containers to Azure VMs
    6. Deploying multicontainer applications with Docker Compose to Azure VMs
    7. Implementing Azure Container Registry
    8. Lab : Implementing Azure Container Service
    9. Creating an ACS cluster
    10. Managing an ASC cluster
  • Implementing Azure Cloud Services
    1. Planning and deploying Azure Cloud Services
    2. Managing and maintaining Azure Cloud Services
    3. Lab : Implementing Azure Cloud Services
    4. Deploying a cloud service
    5. Configuring deployment slots and Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)
    6. Monitoring cloud services
  • Implementing Azure Active Directory
    1. Creating and managing Azure AD tenants
    2. Configuring application and resource access with Azure AD
    3. Overview of Azure AD Premium
    4. Lab : Implementing Azure AD
    5. Administering Azure AD
    6. Configuring SSO
    7. Configuring Multi-Factor Authentication
    8. Configuring SSO from a Windows 10–based computer
  • Managing an Active Directory infrastructure in a hybrid environment
    1. Extending an on-premises Active Directory domain to Azure IaaS
    2. Implementing directory synchronization by using Azure AD Connect
    3. Implementing SSO in hybrid scenarios
    4. Lab : Implementing and managing Azure AD synchronization
    5. Configuring directory synchronization
    6. Synchronizing directories
  • Implementing Azure-based management and automation
    1. Implementing OMS
    2. Implementing Azure Automation
    3. Implementing Automation runbooks
    4. Implementing Azure Automation–based management
    5. Lab : Implementing Automation
    6. Configuring Automation accounts
    7. Creating runbooks

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55187: Linux System Administration   More on this course

4 days | 32 hours

arrow Course Objectives

  • » Perform essential Linux commands such as installation, searches and manipulating files
  • » Operate running Linux systems by managing the boot process, scheduling jobs, updating the system, monitoring system performance and managing security
  • » Manage users and groups by adding/deleting/modifying, configuring LDAP and PAM, modifying user processes and resources
  • » Ensure network performance via configuration, monitoring, tunnelling and routing of traffic
  • » Configure services such as DNS, shares, SSH and SELinux/AppArmor as well as servers for DHCP and HTTP
  • » Manage system storage by using partitions, logical volumes, phsyical volumes, ACLs, quotas and clustering

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arrow Course Outline

  • System Startup and Shutdown
    1. Understanding the Boot Sequence
    2. The Grand Unified Boot Loader
    3. GRUB Configuration Files
    4. System Configuration Files in /etc
    5. The init Process
    6. SysVinit Startup
    7. chkconfig and service
    8. Upstart
    9. systemd
    10. Shutting down/Rebooting the System
    11. Lab : Chapter Labs
    12. Boot into non-graphical mode using GRUB
    13. Add a new startup service with System V
    14. Add a new startup services with system
    15. Run Shutdown vs. Halt vs. Reboot
  • Linux Filetree System Layout
    1. Data Distinctions
    2. FHS Linux Standard Directory Tree
    3. root (/) directory
    4. /bin
    5. /dev
    6. /etc
    7. /home
    8. /lib and /lib64
    9. /media
    10. /mnt
    11. /opt
    12. /proc
    13. /sys
    14. /root
    15. /sbin
    16. /tmp
    17. /usr
    18. /var
    19. /run
    20. Lab : Chapter Labs
    21. Change size of the default directories
    22. Touring the /proc Filesystem
  • Kernel Services and Configuration
    1. Kernel Overview
    2. Kernel Configuration
    3. sysctl
    4. Kernel Modules
    5. Module Utilities
    6. Module Configuration
    7. udev and Device Management
    8. Lab : Chapter Labs
    9. Manipulating system tunables with sysctl.
    10. Changing the maximum process ID.
    11. Working with Kernel modules.
    12. Working with udev
  • Partitioning and Formatting Disks
    1. Common Disk Types
    2. Disk Geometry
    3. Partitioning
    4. Naming Disk Devices
    5. Sizing up partitions
    6. Partition table editors
    7. Lab : Chapter Labs
    8. Using a file as a disk partition image
    9. Partioning a Disk Image file
    10. Using losetup and parted
    11. Partitioning a real hard disk
  • Linux Filesystems
    1. Some Notes About Filesystems
    2. Virtual Filesystem (VFS)
    3. Filesystem Concepts
    4. Disk and Filesystem Usage
    5. Extended Attributes
    6. ext4
    7. XFS
    8. btrfs
    9. Creating and formatting filesystems
    10. Checking and Repairing Filesystems
    11. Mounting filesystems
    12. Swap
    13. Filesystem Quotas
    14. Lab : Chapter Labs
    15. Defragmenting a system.
    16. Modifying Filesystem parameters using tune2fs.
    17. Working with file attributes.
    18. Mounting options.
    19. Managing swap space.
    20. Filesystem quotas.
    21. Working with XFS
    22. Working with btrfs
  • RAID and LVM
    1. RAID
    2. RAID Levels
    3. Software RAID Configuration
    4. Logical Volume Management (LVM)
    5. Volumes and Volume Groups
    6. Working with Logical Volumes
    7. Resizing Logical Volumes
    8. LVM Snapshots
    9. Lab : Chapter Labs
    10. Creating a RAID device
    11. Creating Logical Volumes
  • Processes
    1. Programs and Processes
    2. Process States
    3. Execution Modes
    4. Daemons
    5. Creating Processes
    6. Process Limits
    7. Process Monitoring
    8. Signals
    9. niceness
    10. Libraries
    11. Lab : Installing and Configuring Windows 7
    12. Controlling processes with ulimit
    13. Using ps and top
    14. Monitoring process states
    15. Examining signal priorities and execution
  • Package Management Systems
    1. Software Packaging Concepts
    2. RPM (Red Hat Package Manager)
    3. DPKG (Debian Package)
    4. Revision Control Systems
    5. Lab : Chapter Labs
    6. Using RPM
    7. Rebuilding the RPM database
    8. Using DKPG
    9. Version control with git
  • Package Installers
    1. Package Installers
    2. yum
    3. zypper
    4. APT
    5. Lab : Chapter Labs
    6. Basic yum commands
    7. Using yum to find information about a package
    8. Managing groups of packages with yum
    9. Adding a new yum repository
    10. Basic zypper commands
    11. Using zypper to find information about a package
    12. Basic APT commands
    13. Using APT to find information about a package
    14. Managing groups of packages using APT
  • User and Group Account Management
    1. User Accounts
    2. Management
    3. Passwords
    4. Restricted Shells and Accounts
    5. The root Account
    6. Group Management
    7. PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules)
    8. Authentication Process
    9. Configuring PAM
    10. LDAP Authentication
    11. File Permissions and Ownership
    12. SSH
    13. Lab : Chapter Labs
    14. Working with user accounts
    15. Working with groups
    16. Configuring PAM
    17. Using chmod
  • Backup and Recovery Methods
    1. Backup Basics
    2. cpio
    3. tar
    4. Compression: gzip, bzip2 and xz and Backups
    5. dd
    6. rsync
    7. dump and restore
    8. mt
    9. Backup Programs
    10. Lab : Chapter Labs
    11. Using tar for backup
    12. Using cpio for backup
    13. Using rsync for backup
  • Networking
    1. IP Addresses
    2. Hostnames
    3. Configuring Network Interfaces
    4. Routing
    5. Name Resolution
    6. Network Diagnostics
    7. Lab : Chapter Labs
    8. Static configuration of a network interface
    9. Adding a static hostname
    10. Adding a network interface alias
  • Firewalls
    1. Firewalls
    2. Interfaces
    3. firewalld
    4. Zones
    5. Source Management
    6. Service and Port Management
    7. Lab : Chapter Labs
    8. Installing firewalld
    9. Examining firewall-cmd
    10. Adding services to a zone
    11. Using the firewall GUI
  • Local System Security
    1. Local System Security
    2. Creating a Security Policy
    3. Updates and Security
    4. Physical Security
    5. Filesystem Security
    6. Linux Security Modules
    7. Lab : Chapter Labs
    8. Using SELinux
    9. Security and mount options
    10. Using umask
    11. Usint setuid and scripts
  • Basic Troubleshoot and System Rescue
    1. Troubleshooting Overview
    2. Things to Check: Networking
    3. Boot Process Failures
    4. Filesystem Corruption and Recovery
    5. Virtual Consoles
    6. Rescue Media and Troubleshooting
    7. System Rescue and Recovery
    8. Lab : Chapter Labs
    9. Preparing to use Rescue/Recover media
    10. Recovering from a corrupted GRUB configuration
    11. Recovering from a password failure
    12. Recovering from partition table corruption
    13. Recovering using the install image

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This training prepares students for the following exam(s):

  • » 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
  • » A85-04378: Azure Single Pack Set
  • » LFCS Exam: Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS)

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