Azure : I passed- Exam AZ-700 : Designing and Implementing Microsoft Azure Networking Solutions – Study Material

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Hope you all are doing good !!!

one day when I have cleared one of my Azure certification (AZ-104 : Microsoft Azure Administrator ), my friend suggested to clear the exam AZ-700 : Designing and Implementing Microsoft Azure Networking Solutions for one good requirement. So I start planning for that.

Certification Overview

Azure Network Engineer (AZ-700) is an associate-level exam that validates the skills and expertise of working with Azure networking, security, and infrastructure access controls in Azure Cloud.

The exam aims to validate that we understand how to manage and implement hybrid networking, core networking infrastructure, routing, monitoring, and secure service access to protect data and applications in the cloud and hybrid environments as part of end-to-end security enablement.

Exam Preparation

When we are planning for this exam, there are a lots of topic needs to be covered. We can say it covers almost everything comes in the circle of networking. The Microsoft documentation here described all the topics comes under this exam. As per MS documentation following skills are measure.

  • The content of this exam was updated on November 23, 2021. Please download the exam skills outline below to see what changed.
  • Design, implement, and manage hybrid networking (10-15%)
  • Design and implement core networking infrastructure (20-25%)
  • Design and implement routing (25-30%)
  • Secure and monitor networks (15-20%)
  • Design and implement Private access to Azure Services (10-15%)

Following articles, would help a deep practical knowledge which helps a lot , if you are planning for this exam.

Chapter 4 – Network Security Group (NSG) in Azure

Chapter 1 – Basics of Azure Application Gateway

Chapter 2– Azure Application Gateway Features

Chapter 3 – Create An Application Gateway With URL-Based Routing Configuration

Chapter 4 – Configure Custom Domain In Azure DNS

Chapter 5 – Issue when Configure DNS Records In Azure DNS

Chapter 6 – ExpressRoute

Chapter 7 – Azure VPN Network Gateway

Chapter 8 – Configure Azure Point-to-Site VPN

Chapter 9– Configure Azure VNet-to-VNet Connection

Chapter 10– Configure Azure Site-to-Site VPN Connection

Chapter 11 – Azure Virtual Network (VNet) peering

Chapter 12 – VNet Peering 2 – Hub-spoke VNet topology

Chapter 13 – Azure Traffic Manager 1

Chapter 14 – Azure Traffic Manager 2 -Create Traffic Manager Profile using (Cloud Shell) PowerShell

Chapter 15– Azure Route Table 1

Chapter 16 – Azure Route Table 2 – Configure User Define Route (UDR)

Chapter 17– Azure Load Balancer – Overview

Chapter 18 – Azure Load Balancer -Configure Basic Load Balancer – 1

Chapter 19 – Azure Load Balancer – Configure Basic Load Balancer – 2

Chapter 20 – Azure Load Balancer – Configure Basic Load Balancer -3

Chapter 21 – Azure Load Balancer – Outbound Connectivity

Chapter 22 – Azure Load Balancer – Outbound Rule – Lab Exercise

Chapter 23 – Azure Virtual Network NAT (Network Address Translation)

Addition to the above articles, I have purchase a course from Udemy and thoroughly go through all video’s and labs.+

Udemy Course link :

Along with all above , I have gone through many Microsoft documents as per the topic like Azure Front Door, Azure WAN, Network Watcher etc.

Exam Day

When we are scheduled he exam location as our Home or Office, we need to be extra care full as everything needs to be proper like , the desk, the machine, networking earphone etc.

we need to be online and do the system testing in before hand to avoid last moment hustle. When I was appearing for the exam, I got 100 minutes for 52 question. I got 2 case study in my exam and rest are objective types and multiswarm choice field. Now a day, there are many sites , which provides sample questions to practice for the exam.

The structure of the exam can vary and range between:

  • Case study with multiple questions including two choices and drag-and-drop items.
  • Single-choice questions which may not be skipped or reviewed. You only get to answer these questions ONCE.
  • Single-choice questions (True/False or Yes/No)
  • Multiple-choice questions

I hope this article helps you get through the learning part of the AZ-700 exam and cover all the necessary topics that you need to know before you go into the exam hall.

Manas Ranjan Moharana

I'm a proud Indian, Son, Husband, Father, Author, Blogger, Self motivated person. I lives in Pune, Maharashtra and working for, to build Azure Solutions and Share Point Solutions.Microsoft certified Professional with 14 years of IT experience. Interest in learning and sharing something new, to be healthy.

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