• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

There are different methods and tools available when it comes to configuring Azure virtual machines. In this course, you'll explore some of these methods, including using PowerShell, Puppet, and Chef, as you prepare for exam 70-532.

Learning Objectives

Virtual Machine Configuration Management

  • start the course
  • describe Azure VM configuration
  • automate Azure VM configuration using VM Agent (custom PowerShell script extensions)
  • describe the use of PowerShell DSC to configure Azure VMs
  • create an automation account on Azure portal
  • automate Azure VM configuration using PowerShell DSC
  • configure Puppet on Azure VMs
  • Deploy a Puppet cluster on Azure
  • write modules for Puppet Enterprise
  • utilize Puppet to configure Azure VMs
  • describe the use of Chef to configure Azure VMs
  • configure a hosted chef account for managing virtual machines
  • configure Chef for Azure Resource Manager
  • configure Azure virtual machines using Chef
  • enable remote VM debugging

Practice: Creating and Managing Azure VMs

  • create and manage Azure virtual machines

Framework Connections

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