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Course 10993: Integrating On-Premises Identity Infrastructure with Microsoft Azure

Duration: 90-days online access
ILT Classroom: 2 days
Audience: IT Professionals
Certification: n/a
Exam: n/a
Level: 300

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Overview

About this course
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.

Audience profile
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.

At course completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Compare Azure AD to AD DS, perform Azure AD tenant provisioning, and manage objects and user roles in Azure AD.
  • Implement and configure directory synchronization and manage synchronized directories.
  • Use Azure AD as a directory service for an on-premises environment, configure single sign-on (SSO) in Azure AD, and protect privileged identities.
  • Implement multi-factor authentication.
  • Implement Azure RMS and integrate Azure RMS with on-premises services.
  • Configure alerts and monitor directory services infrastructure.

Pre-requisites
In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

  • 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.

Course Outline

  • 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.
  • Module 2: Integrating on-premises Active Directory 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.
  • 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 on-premises resources, and how to configure SSO in Azure AD. It also describes how to implement Azure AD Privileged Identity Management (PIM).
  • 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.
  • Module 5: Deploying Azure RMS with on-premises services
    This module provides an overview of rights management, and describes the differences between Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) and Azure RMS. It also explains how to implement Azure RMS and integrate it with on-premises services.
  • Module 6: Monitoring Azure AD
    This module describes how to use Azure AD reporting, and how to configure Azure AD notifications. It also describes how to monitor AD DS and Azure AD by using Azure AD Connect Health and Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS).

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