Every week starting November 18th through December 16th (6 episodes)

Learn Live: Hybrid Infrastructure Study Hall

Calling all Windows Server administrators! Join us on Learn TV for this new Windows Server Hybrid study hall series. This seven-part weekly series will answer your questions live, walk through how to configure advanced Windows Server services using on-premises, hybrid, and cloud technologies, and walk through Microsoft Learn modules related to the new Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate certification. The series will kick off at Ignite on November 2nd and will have a new episode every Thursday (and a few Tuesdays) through December 16th.

Monitor Windows Server IaaS Virtual Machines and hybrid instances

Ignite 2021 Learn Live: Monitor Windows Server IaaS Virtual Machines and hybrid instances: November 2 – Episode 01 (3:00pm PT – 5:00pm PT)

Azure Monitor can be used for virtual machines (VMs) to observe performance, diagnostic, and dependency information about Windows Server Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) VMs. This session will cover enabling Azure Monitor for VMs, how to use Azure Monitor to collect data in a hybrid environment, how to use it to monitor VMs, and how to integrate Azure Monitor with Operations Manager. In this episode, you will:

Manage hybrid workloads with Azure Arc

Manage hybrid workloads with Azure Arc: November 18 – Episode 02 (4:00pm PT – 5:30pm PT)

Learn how 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 episode, you will:

  • Explain how to onboard on-premises Windows Server instances in Azure Arc.
  • Connect hybrid machines to Azure from the Azure portal and use Azure Arc to manage devices.
  • Restrict access using RBAC.
Implement hybrid identity with Windows Server

Implement hybrid identity with Windows Server: November 25 – Episode 03 (4:00pm PT – 5:30pm PT)

Learn how to configure an Azure environment so that Windows IaaS workloads requiring Active Directory are supported. You’ll also learn to integrate on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environment into Azure. In this episode, you will:

  • Select an Azure AD integration model.
  • Plan for Azure AD integration.
  • Prepare on-premises AD DS for directory synchronization.
  • Install and configure directory synchronization using Azure AD Connect.
  • And more!
Implement hybrid network infrastructure

Implement hybrid network infrastructure: November 30 – Episode 04 (1:00pm PT – 2:30pm PT)

Learn how 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. In this episode, you will:

  • 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.
Implement a hybrid file server infrastructure

Implement a hybrid file server infrastructure: December 02 – Episode 05 (4:00pm PT – 5:30pm PT)

Learn how to deploy Azure File Sync, migrate from DFS, and use Storage Migration Services to migrate file servers to Azure. In this episode, you will:

  • Describe and Configure Azure file services.
  • Configure connectivity to Azure file services.
  • Describe and Implement Azure File Sync.
  • And more!
Manage Azure updates

Manage Azure updates: December 07 – Episode 06 (1:00pm PT – 2:30pm PT)

Learn how to enable Azure Update Management, deploy updates, review an update assessment, and manage updates for your Azure VMs. In this episode, you will:

  • Describe Azure updates.
  • Enable Update Management.
  • Deploy updates.
  • Review an update assessment.
  • Manage updates for your Azure VMs.
Implement hybrid backup and recovery with Windows Server IaaS

Implement hybrid backup and recovery with Windows Server IaaS: December 16 – Episode 07 (12:00pm PT – 1:30pm PT)

Learn about Azure Backup before learning to implement Recovery Vaults and Azure Backup Policies. You’ll also learn how to implement Windows IaaS VM recovery, perform backup and restore of on-premises workloads, and manage Azure VM backups. In this episode, you will:

  • Describe Azure Backup.
  • Implement Recovery Vaults.
  • Implement Azure Backup policies.
  • Recover Windows IaaS VMs.
  • And more!

Our Speakers

  • Orin Thomas

    Microsoft Principal Hybrid Cloud Advocate

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  • Sonia Cuff

    Microsoft Senior Cloud Advocate

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  • Pierre Roman

    Microsoft Senior Cloud Advocate

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  • Rick Claus

    Microsoft Principal Cloud Advocate

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  • Thomas Maurer

    Microsoft Senior Cloud Advocate

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Frequently Asked Questions

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When does the event take place?

Episodes take place every Thursday, starting November 18 through December 16, however the 4th and 6th episode are on a Tuesday. See the episode list above for mor information.

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