Managing Hybrid environments with Azure

So, what are Azure Arc-enabled servers?

Azure Arc-enabled servers enable you to manage your Windows and Linux physical servers and virtual machines hosted outside of Azure, on your corporate network, or other cloud provider

Supported cloud operations

When you connect your machine to Azure Arc-enabled servers, it enables the ability for you to perform the following operational functions

Supported operating systems

The following versions of the Windows and Linux operating system are officially supported for the Azure Connected Machine agent:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012 R2, 2016, 2019, and 2022 (including Server Core)
  • Ubuntu 16.04, 18.04, and 20.04 LTS (x64)
  • CentOS Linux 7 and 8 (x64)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 and 15 (x64)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 and 8 (x64)
  • Amazon Linux 2 (x64)
  • Oracle Linux 7

Connect hybrid machines to Azure using a deployment script

There are details about how to generate the installation script from the Azure portal, check out below link

  • Resource inventory and organization through Azure resource groups and tags
  • Indexing and searching through Azure Resource Graph
  • Access and security through RBAC and subscriptions
  • Environments and automation through templates and extensions



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