Microsoft Azure Arc is a solution that enables resources to be centrally managed and monitored across multiple environments. Azure Arc extends the management capabilities of Azure to on-premises resources or other cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
Resources integrated into Azure Arc are administered via the unified Azure Portal. Regardless of where they are physically or geographically located. Overall, Azure Arc provides consistent, centralized and simplified management of resources.
This guide describes how to deploy a Windows Server hosted outside the Azure Cloud step-by-step using the Azure Connected Machine Agent in Azure Arc.