Manage Windows Servers and workloads in a hybrid environment

Solution Architect
Technology Manager
Windows Server

Learn how to administer Windows Server securely using the appropriate management tools. Streamline administration of Windows Server with Just Enough Administration (JEA). You'll also learn how to implement hybrid technologies in Windows Server management.


  • Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016
  • Basic security best practices
  • Windows client operating systems such as Windows 10
  • Working with command line tools
  • Basic experience with implementing and managing IaaS services in Microsoft Azure

Modules in this learning path

Understand the principle of least privilege, know when to use privileged access workstations, and be able to identify built-in privileged accounts.

Select the most appropriate Windows Server administration tool for a given situation and learn how to use that tool.

Learn to perform post-installation configuration of Windows Server by using several methods and tools.

You’ll be able to use suitable tools and techniques to manage Windows IaaS VMs remotely. You'll also be able to restrict administrative connections to those VMs.

You'll learn to describe Azure Arc, implement Azure Arc with on-premises server instances, deploy Azure policies with Azure Arc, and use role-based access control (RBAC) to restrict access to Log Analytics data.

In this module, you discover how to optimize IT operations and management with Azure Automanage.

Streamline administration of Windows Server environments with Just Enough Administration (JEA). Limit privileged operations to a set of specified PowerShell cmdlets, parameters and variables, and limit which users can connect to JEA endpoints.