Introduction to Azure Private Link

Solution Architect
Technology Manager
Azure Private Link

Describe how Azure Private Link enables private connectivity to Azure services, including its features, how it works, and its use cases.

Learning objectives

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

  • Explain how Azure Private Link, Azure Private Endpoint, and Azure Private Link service work together to create private connections to Azure resources.
  • Evaluate whether Azure Private Link is appropriate for giving your employees, vendors, and customers private access to your Azure services.
  • Identify and describe use cases for Azure Private Link.


To get the best learning experience from this module, you should have:

  • Beginner-level knowledge of Azure, including regions, Azure virtual networks, and ExpressRoute.
  • Beginner-level knowledge of networking, including IP addresses and virtual private networks.
  • Beginner-level knowledge of cloud computing, including platform as a service (PaaS).