Creating a Windows Domain Controller in Azure

Learn the best practices to extending your on premises infrastructure to the cloud

This course will take you through the process of creating a stand alone Windows Domain Controller (DC) on the Azure IaaS platform. Your'll be taken through the planning stages and then how to create the base Azure VM using the Azure Resource Manager (ARM) portal. You'll see the best practices recommendations you should adopt for creating a traditional domain and AD as well as the standard practices of configuring a Windows Domain Controller by the normal promotion methods.

The course will also show you how to start extending the Azure IaaS environment with the addition of a member server, attached to the DC created on an Azure VM. Finally, you'll learn about the different options to consider when it comes to migrating an on premises domain infrastructure into Azure IaaS.

If you are looking to understand how to take traditional on premises Windows networks to Azure, this is the place to start.

Your Instructor

Robert Crane
Robert Crane

Robert has a degree in Electrical Engineering as well as Masters of Business Administration. He is also a Small Business Specialist, Microsoft Certified SharePoint Professional and Office 365 Administrator. Robert has over 20 years of IT experience in a variety of fields and positions, including working on Wall St in New York. He continues his involvement with information technology as the Principal of the Computer Information Agency.

Apart from resolving client technical issues, Robert continues to present at seminars locally and internationally, as well as write on a number for topics for the Computer Information Agency. Robert has been President of the SMBiTPro community in Sydney. Since 2012 Robert has been awarded a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award from Microsoft for his contributions around the Office 365 product. He also develops and presents technology courses on a regular basis at various locations. Robert is committed to a process of ongoing business and technical education to continue developing the skills required to assist clients with their business challenges.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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