It's important delegates meet the stated prerequisites due to the in-depth, content-heavy and dynamic nature of the course. Attendees are required to use Azure trial accounts during the course. The audience profile below gives an idea of what the course covers and Windows Server is mentioned.
Completed the Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certification in Windows Server 2012.
Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: virtual machines, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks (VHDs).
Understanding of network configuration, including: TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls and encryption technologies.
Understanding of websites, including: how to create, configure, monitor and deploy a website on Internet Information Services (IIS).
Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including: domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
Understanding of database concepts, including: tables, queries, Structured Query Language (SQL) and database schemas.
Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations.