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Azure Network Engineer Associate (AZ-700) Cert Prep: Design and Implement Core Networking Infrastructure

Suggested prerequisites

  • Understand networking concepts, such as IP addressing, Domain Name System (DNS), and routing.
  • Be familiar with network connectivity methods, such as VPN or WAN.
  • Have experience with the Azure portal and Azure PowerShell.


  • Design a basic hub-spoke network architecture and deploy the design using Azure ARM templates.
  • Deploy a private DNS architecture via Azure PowerShell and ensure virtual machines can ping each other using the FQDNs in different virtual networks.
  • Deploy a three virtual network architecture via ARM template that allows connectivity through a hub network and establishes an S2S VPN connection to another VNet to simulate gateway transit.

In this course, Microsoft MVP Derek Smith covers the Design and Implement Core Networking Infrastructure section of the Designing and Implementing Microsoft Azure Networking Solutions (AZ-700) certification exam. Explore critical parts of Azure networking. Deploy core Azure networking infrastructure, ensure communication between services and scale your networking infrastructure to support your architecture. Understand how to diagnose, observe, and resolve issues within your network infrastructure.

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