• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Monitoring VM performance helps ensure an environment runs optimally, while availability helps avoid downtime. In this course, you will explore the basics of VM monitoring and diagnostics as well as availability sets used for redundancy.

Learning Objectives

Virtual Machine Monitoring

  • start the course
  • describe VM monitoring and diagnostic techniques
  • configure VM monitoring and diagnostics
  • configure diagnostics
  • configure virtual machine endpoints
  • configure alerts
  • describe and view VM operational metrics and logs
  • configure metrics

Virtual Machine Availability

  • describe Azure availability sets
  • configure availability sets
  • add a new VM to an existing availability set
  • use PowerShell to create an availability set
  • configure multiple virtual machines in an availability set for redundancy
  • configure application tiers into separate availability sets
  • describe the load balancer feature
  • configure the load balancer with availability sets
  • use multiple storage accounts for each availability set

Practice: VM Monitoring and Diagnostics

  • monitor and diagnose Azure cloud services and Azure virtual machines

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

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