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Exam Ref 70-533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

Book Description

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-533—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Microsoft Azure infrastructure solution implementation. Designed for experienced IT pros ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Specialist level.

Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:

  • Deploy, configure, monitor, and scale websites

  • Implement virtual machine workloads, images, disks, networking, and storage

  • Configure, deploy, manage, and monitor cloud services

  • Implement blobs, Azure files, SQL databases, and recovery services

  • Manage access and configure diagnostics, monitoring, and analytics

  • Implement an Azure Active Directory and integrate apps

  • Configure and modify virtual networks, including multisite and hybrid networks

  • This Microsoft Exam Ref:

  • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives

  • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you

  • Will be valuable for IT pros, including enterprise architects; DevOps, network, server, virtualization, and identity engineers; and storage or security administrators

  • Assumes you have experience implementing Microsoft Azure infrastructure solutions

  • Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
    About the Exam

    Exam 70-533 focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to implement web- sites, virtual machines, cloud services, storage, Azure Active Directory, and virtual networks with Microsoft Azure.

    About Microsoft Certification

    Passing this exam earns you a Microsoft Specialist certification in Microsoft Azure, demonstrating your expertise with the Microsoft Azure enterprise-grade cloud platform.

    You can earn this certification by passing Exam 70-532, Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions; or Exam 70-533, Imple- menting Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions; or Exam 70-534, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions.

    See full details at: microsoft.com/learning

    Table of Contents

    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Contents at a glance
    4. Contents
    5. Introduction
      1. Microsoft certifications
      2. Acknowledgments
      3. Free ebooks from Microsoft Press
      4. Microsoft Virtual Academy
      5. Errata, updates, & book support
      6. We want to hear from you
      7. Stay in touch
    6. Preparing for the exam
    7. Chapter 1. Implement Websites
      1. Objective 1.1: Deploy Websites
        1. Creating an Azure website
        2. Defining deployment slots
        3. Swapping deployment slots
        4. Publishing an Azure website
        5. Deploying WebJobs
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      2. Objective 1.2: Configure websites
        1. Configuring site settings
        2. Configuring a custom domain for a website
        3. Configuring SSL certificates for an Azure website
        4. Configuring Azure Traffic Manager
        5. Configuring handler mappings
        6. Configuring handler mappings using Azure PowerShell
        7. Configuring virtual applications and directories
        8. Using the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface tools for configuration tasks
        9. Objective summary
        10. Objective review
      3. Objective 1.3: Configure diagnostics, monitoring, and analytics
        1. Enabling application and site diagnostics
        2. Retrieving diagnostic logs
        3. Viewing streaming logs
        4. Monitoring website resources
        5. Configuring endpoint monitoring and alerts
        6. Configuring alerts based on metrics and events
        7. Monitoring Azure services
        8. Configuring analytics
        9. Configuring backup
        10. Objective summary
        11. Objective review
      4. Objective 1.4: Configure scale and resilience
        1. Configuring Autoscale using schedules
        2. Configuring Autoscale using metrics
        3. Scaling up a website instance
        4. Objective summary
        5. Objective review
      5. Objective 1.5: Manage hosting plans
        1. Creating a new web hosting plan
        2. Creating a website within an existing web hosting plan
        3. Migrating websites between hosting plans
        4. Objective summary
        5. Objective review
      6. Answers
        1. Objective 1.1: Thought experiment
        2. Objective 1.1: Review
        3. Objective 1.2: Thought experiment
        4. Objective 1.2: Review
        5. Objective 1.3: Thought experiment
        6. Objective 1.3: Review
        7. Objective 1.4: Thought experiment
        8. Objective 1.4: Review
        9. Objective 1.5: Thought experiment
        10. Objective 1.5: Review
    8. Chapter 2. Implement virtual machines
      1. Objective 2.1: Deploy workloads on Azure virtual machines (VMs)
        1. Identifying supported workloads
        2. Creating virtual machines
        3. Managing the lifecycle of a virtual machine
        4. Connecting to virtual machines
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      2. Objective 2.2: Implement images and disks
        1. Uploading and downloading virtual hard disks
        2. Copying virtual hard disks between storage accounts and subscriptions
        3. Virtual machine images
        4. Creating images and disks from a virtual hard disk
        5. Managing data disks
        6. Deleting images and disks
        7. Objective summary
        8. Objective review
      3. Objective 2.3: Perform configuration management
        1. Using the custom script extension
        2. Implementing Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration
        3. Using the Virtual Machine Access Extension
        4. Enabling the Puppet virtual machine extension
        5. Enabling the Chef virtual machine extension
        6. Extensions without cmdlets
        7. Objective summary
        8. Objective review
      4. Objective 2.4: Configure VM networking
        1. Understanding cloud services
        2. Configuring endpoints
        3. Configuring access control lists
        4. Configuring reserved IP addresses
        5. Configuring public IP addresses
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      5. Objective 2.5: Configure VM for resiliency
        1. Configuring availability sets
        2. Scaling a virtual machine up and down
        3. Implementing Autoscale
        4. Objective summary
        5. Objective review
      6. Objective 2.6: Design and implement VM storage
        1. Configuring virtual machine disk caching
        2. Planning for storage capacity
        3. Implementing disk redundancy for durability
        4. Implementing disk redundancy for performance
        5. Implementing Azure Files
        6. Encrypting disks
        7. Objective summary
        8. Objective review
      7. Objective 2.7: Monitor VMs
        1. Configuring metrics and alerts
        2. Configuring endpoint monitoring
        3. Configuring diagnostics
        4. Objective summary
        5. Objective review
      8. Answers
        1. Objective 2.1: Thought experiment
        2. Objective 2.1: Review
        3. Objective 2.2: Thought experiment
        4. Objective 2.2: Review
        5. Objective 2.3: Thought experiment
        6. Objective 2.3: Review
        7. Objective 2.4: Thought experiment
        8. Objective 2.4: Review
        9. Objective 2.5: Thought experiment
        10. Objective 2.5: Review
        11. Objective 2.6: Thought experiment
        12. Objective 2.6: Review
        13. Objective 2.7: Thought experiment
        14. Objective 2.7: Review
    9. Chapter 3. Implement Cloud Services
      1. Objective 3.1: Configure Cloud Services and roles
        1. Configuring role instance count
        2. Configuring role operating system settings
        3. Configuring In-Role Cache for Microsoft Azure Cache
        4. Configuring a custom domain
        5. Configuring SSL
        6. Configuring a reserved IP address
        7. Configuring network traffic rules
        8. Restricting web role access
        9. Configuring local storage
        10. Configuring role instance size
        11. Configuring multiple websites on a web role
        12. Configuring remote desktop
        13. Objective summary
        14. Objective review
      2. Objective 3.2: Deploy and manage Cloud Services
        1. Packaging a cloud service
        2. Deploying a cloud service
        3. Perform a virtual IP swap
        4. Updating a cloud service deployment
        5. Scaling a cloud service
        6. Creating a Service Bus namespace
        7. Objective summary
        8. Objective review
      3. Objective 3.3: Monitor Cloud Services
        1. Monitoring a cloud service
        2. Configuring endpoint monitoring
        3. Monitoring a Service Bus queue
        4. Monitoring a Service Bus topic
        5. Monitoring a Service Bus relay
        6. Monitoring a Notification Hub
        7. Collecting diagnostics data
        8. Objective summary
        9. Objective review
      4. Answers
        1. Objective 3.1: Thought experiment
        2. Objective 3.1: Review
        3. Objective 3.2: Thought experiment
        4. Objective 3.2: Review
        5. Objective 3.3: Thought experiment
        6. Objective 3.3: Review
    10. Chapter 4. Implement storage
      1. Objective 4.1: Implement blobs and Azure files
        1. Managing blob storage
        2. Understanding storage account replication options
        3. Using the async blob copy service
        4. Configuring, and using, Azure files
        5. Using the Import and Export service
        6. Implementing Content Delivery Network
        7. Configuring custom domains
        8. Objective summary
        9. Objective review
      2. Objective 4.2: Manage access
        1. Managing storage account keys
        2. Creating, and using, shared access signatures
        3. Using a stored access policy
        4. Objective summary
        5. Objective review
      3. Objective 4.3: Configure diagnostics, monitoring, and analytics
        1. Configuring Azure Storage Diagnostics
        2. Analyzing diagnostic data
        3. Enabling monitoring and alerts
        4. Objective summary
        5. Objective review
      4. Objective 4.4: Implement SQL databases
        1. Choosing a service tier
        2. Implementing point-in-time recovery
        3. Implementing geo-replication
        4. Scalability strategies
        5. Importing and exporting data
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      5. Objective 4.5: Implement recovery services
        1. Protecting servers with Azure Backup
        2. Objective summary
        3. Objective review
      6. Answers
        1. Objective 4.2: Thought experiment
        2. Objective 4.2: Review
        3. Objective 4.3: Thought experiment
        4. Objective 4.3: Review
        5. Objective 4.4: Thought experiment
        6. Objective 4.4: Review
        7. Objective 4.5: Thought experiment
        8. Objective 4.5: Review
    11. Chapter 5. Implement an Azure Active Directory
      1. Objective 5.1: Integrate an Azure AD with existing directories
        1. Implementing directory synchronization
        2. Integrating Azure Active Directory with Office 365
        3. Configuring a custom domain
        4. Monitoring Azure Active Directory
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      2. Objective 5.2: Configure the Application Access Panel
        1. Adding SaaS applications to Azure Active Directory
        2. Configuring access to SaaS applications
        3. Customizing the Access Panel and sign-in page
        4. Configuring Multi-Factor Authentication
        5. Federating with Facebook and Google ID
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      3. Objective 5.3: Integrate an app with Azure AD
        1. Add a web application or web service
        2. Adding a native application
        3. Configuring graph API permissions for an application
        4. Objective summary
        5. Objective review
      4. Answers
        1. Objective 5.1: Thought experiment
        2. Objective 5.1: Review
        3. Objective 5.2: Thought experiment
        4. Objective 5.2: Review
        5. Objective 5.3: Thought experiment
        6. Objective 5.3: Review
    12. Chapter 6. Implement virtual networks
      1. Objective 6.1: Configure a virtual network
        1. Creating and configuring a virtual network
        2. Deploying a virtual machine into a virtual network
        3. Deploying a cloud service into a virtual network
        4. Configuring internal load balancing
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      2. Objective 6.2: Modify a network configuration
        1. Importing and exporting network configuration settings
        2. Changing an existing network configuration
        3. Objective summary
        4. Objective review
      3. Objective 6.3: Design and implement a multi-site or hybrid network
        1. Identifying the appropriate connectivity solution
        2. Implementing a point-to-site VPN
        3. Implementing a site-to-site VPN
        4. Implementing a virtual network-to-virtual network VPN
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      4. Answers
        1. Objective 6.1: Thought experiment
        2. Objective 6.1: Review
        3. Objective 6.2: Thought experiment
        4. Objective 6.2: Review
        5. Objective 6.3: Thought experiment
        6. Objective 6.3: Review
    13. Index
    14. Code Snippets