Exam AZ-600: Configuring and Operating a Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure Stack Hub

    Candidates for Exam AZ-600 are Azure administrators or Azure Stack Hub operators who provide cloud services to end users or customers from within their own datacenter using Azure Stack Hub.

    Candidates for this exam should have significant experience managing and operating Azure Stack Hub environments. They should have a strong understanding of Azure, in addition to some knowledge of virtualization, networking, and identity management. They need to understand how Azure Stack Hub enables DevOps processes and the hybrid development model.

    Course Outline

    Manage Azure Stack Hub Marketplace

    • populate Azure Stack Hub Marketplace in a disconnected environment
    • create a custom Azure Stack Hub Marketplace item
    • manage lifecycle for Azure Stack Hub Marketplace items

    Offer an App Services resource provider

    • plan an App Services resource provider deployment
    • deploy an App Services resource provider
    • update an App Services resource provider
    • scale roles based on capacity requirements
    • rotate App Services secrets and certificates
    • manage worker tiers
    • back up App Services

    Offer an Event Hubs resource provider

    • plan an Event Hubs resource provider deployment
    • deploy an Event Hubs resource provider
    • update an Event Hubs resource provider
    • rotate Event Hubs secrets and certificates

    Offer services

    • create and manage quotas
    • create and manage plans
    • create and manage offers
    • create and manage user subscriptions
    • change user subscription owner

    Manage usage and billing

    • set up usage data reporting
    • view and retrieve usage data by using the Usage API
    • manage usage and billing in multi-tenant and CSP scenarios

    Prepare for Azure Stack Hub deployment

    • recommend a name resolution strategy
    • recommend a public and internal IP strategy
    • recommend a data center firewall integration strategy
    • recommend an identity provider
    • validate identity provider integration
    • configure the Time Server (NTP)

    Manage infrastructure certificates for Azure Stack Hub

    • recommend a certificate strategy
    • validate the certificates
    • run secret rotation PowerShell cmdlet for external certificates

    Manage Azure Stack Hub registration

    • recommend a registration model
    • register in a connected environment
    • register in a disconnected environment
    • re-register

    Manage multi-tenancy

    •  register the guest tenant directory with Azure Stack Hub
    •  disable multi-tenancy
    •  update guest tenant directory

    Manage access

    • identify an appropriate method for access (service principal, users, groups)
    •  provision a service principal for Azure Stack Hub
    •  recommend a permission model
    •  configure access in Azure Stack Hub
    •  create a custom role

    Manage system health

    • recommend a monitoring strategy
    • monitor system health by using the REST API
    • monitor system health by using sSyslog sServer
    • manage field replacement or repair
    • configure automatic diagnostic log collection
    • collect diagnostic logs on demand by using PowerShell
    • configure sSyslog forwarding for Azure Stack Hub infrastructure

    Plan and configure business continuity and disaster recovery

    • recommend a business continuity disaster recovery (BCDR) strategy
    • recommend a strategy for infrastructure backups
    • configure storage target for infrastructure backups
    • configure certificates for infrastructure backups
    • configure frequency and retention policy for infrastructure backups

    Manage capacity

    • plan for system capacity
    • manage partitioned GPUs
    • add nodes
    • manage storage capacity
    • add IP pools

    Update infrastructure

    • update Azure Stack Hub
    • download and import update packages manually
    • update Azure AD hHome dDirectory

    Manage Azure Stack Hub by using privileged endpoints

    • connect to a privileged endpoint
    • configure the cloud admin user role
    • unlock a support session
    • close the session on the privileged endpoint
    • stop and start Azure Stack Hub
    • perform system diagnostics by using Test-AzureStack

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