Introduction to Azure virtual machines

About Course

Learn about the decisions you make before creating a virtual machine, the options to create and manage the VM, and the extensions and services you use to manage your VM.

What Will I Learn?

  • Navigating Your Account
  • Finding Help and Changing Settings
  • Using Desktop Apps with Office 365
  • Outlook Web Apps
  • Getting Started with the Outlook Web App
  • Configuring the Outlook Web App
  • Managing Contacts
  • Using the Calendar
  • Newsfeed
  • Yammer
  • Getting Started with Microsoft Teams
  • Getting Started Skype for Business 2016
  • Making Calls with Skype for Business 2016
  • Working with Office Online Apps
  • Use Word Online
  • Using Excel Online
  • Using PowerPoint Online
  • Using OneNote Online

Topics for this course

6 Lessons16h


Lesson 100:00:00

Compile a checklist for creating an Azure Virtual Machine

Exercise – Create a VM using the Azure portal

Describe the options available to create and manage an Azure Virtual Machine

Manage the availability of your Azure VMs

Back up your virtual machines

About the instructors

Ahmed Abdelwahed

System administrator | Microsoft Trainer

System administrator with years (+10) of experience of designing and managing infrastructure solutions and Microsoft MCT since 2013. focusing on a variety of Microsoft technologies including MS Servers, Active Directory, Exchange Servers, MS Azure, Microsoft 365, System Center family and Business Continuity.
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6 Courses

13 students


Material Includes

  • Practice Labs
  • Indexed Class Recordings
  • Unlimited Course Retakes
  • Digital courseware


  • The prerequisites for this course are an introductory course to Windows or a solid working knowledge of Windows and basic knowledge of Microsoft Office or Microsoft Outlook.

Target Audience

  • This course is designed for students who have little to no experience with Microsoft Office 365 for Office 2016 in a cloud-based environment.
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