This course teaches IT professionals how to integrate their on-premises AD DS environment with Azure AD and how to use Azure AD as a directory service. It also teaches candidates how to use Azure RMS to protect sensitive documents. Additionally, it focusses on how to enhance authentication with multi-factor authentication and how to monitor directory synchronization health.
The primary audience for this course is existing IT professionals who have some knowledge and experience with Azure, and advanced experience with the Windows Server operating system. In addition, IT professionals who take this course typically want to develop knowledge of identity services integration between on-premises services and cloud services. This would typically include:
AD DS administrators who are looking to train in cloud identity and access technologies.
System or infrastructure administrators with general AD DS experience and knowledge, who are looking for more advanced identity training for Azure services.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Module 1: Introducing Azure AD
This module describes the differences between Azure AD and AD DS, and the Azure AD versions. It also explains how to perform Azure AD tenant provisioning and how to manage objects and user roles in Azure AD.
Lab : Creating and managing an Azure AD tenant
Module 2: Integrating on-premises AD DS with Azure
This module explains how to extend an on-premises Active Directory domain to Azure, and how directory synchronization works. It also describes how to implement and configure directory synchronization. Additionally, this module describes how to manage synchronized directories.
Lab : Implementing directory synchronization
Module 3: Using Azure AD as a directory service in hybrid environments
This module explains how to use Azure AD as a directory service for an on-premises environment, and how to configure SSO in Azure AD. Also it describes how to implement privileged identity management in Azure AD.
Lab : Using Azure AD in hybrid environments
Module 4: Configuring and protecting authentication in hybrid environments
This module explains how authentication works in hybrid environments. In addition, it describes how to implement Azure Multi-Factor Authentication.
Lab : Configuring authentication in hybrid environments
Module 5: Deploying Azure RMS with on-premises services
This module explains how rights management technologies, Active Directory RMS, and Azure RMS work. In addition, it describes how to implement Azure RMS, and how to integrate Azure RMS with on-premises services.
Lab : Implementing Azure RMS
Module 6: Monitoring Azure ADT
This module describes reports on Azure AD and explains how to configure alerts. It also describes how to monitor directory services infrastructure.
Lab : Configuring reporting and monitoring
In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge: