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Build an Active Directory Lab in Microsoft Azure in 1 Hour

Using Microsoft Azure to Host a Traditional Active Directory Lab for Training Purposes
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 57m
Language: English
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Learn how to build a traditional Active Directory forest in Microsoft Azure in ONE HOUR!
In this quick-hitting, information-packed course, you’ll learn, step-by-step, how to deploy, in Microsoft Azure, a working Active Directory forest that you can use for training purposes. This course was designed so that it can be completed within a lunch break!
Throughout this course, you will perform ALL the following tasks:
•Deploy an Azure resource group
•Deploy a virtual network
•Configure the address space of the virtual network
•Provision a subnet and configure the address range of the subnet
•Deploy two virtual machines in an availability set
•Create virtual machine data disks
•Install Active Directory Domain Services
•Promote VMs to domain controllers
•Configure custom DNS on the Azure virtual network
•Configure Active Directory Sites and Services
•Test Active Directory replication
After working through the steps in this course, we’ll wrap up with some final thoughts.
By the time you complete this course, you’ll have a working Active Directory environment that you can use as a launching pad for any other labs you might need or want to run through. You can even use this lab simply to learn how to manage an on-prem Active Directory environment.

You will learn

✓ Students will learn how to build out a traditional Active Directory forest in Microsoft Azure.


• Access to an Azure subscription

This course is for

• Students interested in building an Active Directory lab for training purposes
Cloud and Infrastructure Expert / Published Author
Tom Mitchell is a 25+ year veteran of the IT Industry. After spending the last two decades as a Senior Engineer and Solutions Architect for several organizations, including national, international, and global enterprises, Tom now focuses on teaching and providing freelance IT consulting and solution design services for organizations around the world.
Tom’s specialties include Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Active Directory, Office 365, and Messaging (Exchange & Exchange Online).
Tom is the founder of labITout, is the author of The Azure PowerShell Quick Start Guide, and he has trained over 100,000 students in over 200 countries.
Click the LinkedIn button over there on the left to connect with him. Better yet, enroll in one of his courses today!

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Platform: Udemy
Video: 57m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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