Applied Skills

Configure secure access to your workloads using Azure networking

Validate your technical skills and open doors to new possibilities of advancement with Microsoft Applied Skills.

At a glance


To earn this Microsoft Applied Skills credential, learners demonstrate the ability to secure resources by using Azure virtual networking solutions.

Candidates for this credential should be familiar with Azure services, the Azure portal, and basic networking, DNS, and Azure Firewall concepts.

Tasks performed

  • Create and configure virtual networks
  • Configure network routing
  • Create DNS zones and configure DNS settings
  • Create and configure network security groups (NSGs)
  • Create and configure Azure Firewall

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This assessment will use an interactive lab to evaluate your performance. It will take a few minutes to load the lab, and you may do other activities while it loads. After you launch the lab, you will need to wait 72 hours to launch it again. Your mouse movements and text entered during the lab will be recorded for quality purposes. Learn more

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