May 15 - 17 | 2023 Antwerp | Belgium
09:00 - 17:00

Managing non-Azure machines with Azure Arc: A step-by-step guide

Join us for a step-by-step guide to managing non-Azure Windows and Linux machines with Azure Arc. Learn how to connect machines to Azure Arc, what is a connected machine agent, how to assign tags, Azure Policies, and Guest Configurations. We will go through all supported VM extensions and their configurations to enable monitoring and management of the connected machines with Azure Monitor, Update Management, and Microsoft Defender for Cloud. The guide will also provide some troubleshooting steps for a successful hybrid and multicloud management.

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Workshop Agenda
Module 1: Azure Arc-enabled Servers: Overview
Module 2: Connecting On-premises and non-Azure Machines to Azure Arc
Module 3: Tagging and Querying Server Inventory
Module 4: VM Extension Management with Arc-enabled Servers
Module 5: Integrating Microsoft Defender for Cloud
Module 6: Deploying Update Management
Module 7: Troubleshooting Steps

Aleksandar Nikolic

Aleksandar Nikolic is a Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP, a Microsoft Azure MVP, a co-founder of, and a community manager of Aleksandar is also a Microsoft Azure Advisor.
He has more than 18 years of experience as a system administrator.
He also delivers Azure and PowerShell training courses around the world and is a frequent speaker at IT conferences such as Microsoft Ignite, MS TechDays, MMS, NIC, Intelligent Cloud, Techorama, MS NTK, and PowerShell Conference Europe.
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