Implement hybrid network infrastructure

Solution Architect
Technology Manager
Azure Cloud Shell
Azure Portal
Azure Virtual Machines

You learn to connect your on-premises environment to Azure, implement subnets and routing between your on-premises and cloud environments, and ensure that workloads in the cloud and on-premises perform DNS resolution to locate each other.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe Azure network topologies.

  • Implement an Azure VPN.

  • Explain how to create a route-based VPN gateway using the Azure portal.

  • Implement Azure ExpressRoute.

  • Implement an Azure WAN.

  • Implement DNS resolution in hybrid environments.


In order to get the best learning experience from this module, it's important that you have knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • Managing the Windows Server operating system (OS) and Windows Server workloads in on-premises scenarios, including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Domain Name System (DNS), the Distributed File System (DFS), Microsoft Hyper-V, and file and storage services

  • Common Windows Server management tools

  • Core Microsoft storage, compute, networking, and virtualization technologies

  • On-premises resiliency Windows Server-based compute and storage technologies

  • Implementing and managing IaaS services in Azure

  • Microsoft Entra ID

  • Security-related technologies (firewalls, encryption, multifactor authentication)

  • Windows PowerShell scripting

  • Automation and monitoring