Implement hybrid network infrastructure

Solution Architect
Technology Manager
Cloud Shell
Azure Portal
Virtual Machines

You'll 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 will 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
  • Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
  • Security-related technologies (firewalls, encryption, multi-factor authentication)
  • Windows PowerShell scripting
  • Automation and monitoring