Can we connect to the Azure vm using APP rather than RDP

Alvaro Vinicius 41 Reputation points
2022-04-05T16:05:05.117+00:00

What are the different ways to connect to Windows Azure vm other than using RDP?

Can we connect to the Azure vm using APP?

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  1. Prrudram-MSFT 15,851 Reputation points
    2022-04-06T18:35:53.373+00:00

    Hello @Alvaro Vinicius ,

    Thanks for the question! We are investigating and will update you shortly.

    Another method of connection to azure VM is Bastion. Azure Bastion is a service you deploy that lets you connect to a virtual machine using your browser and the Azure portal. It creates an RDP like connection to your Windows VMs located in an Azure virtual network directly through the Azure portal. When you use Azure Bastion, your VMs don't require a client, agent, or additional software.

    References :
    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/bastion/
    https://azure.microsoft.com/en-in/updates/connect-to-your-virtual-machine-vm-through-a-web-browser/

    Alternative methods :
    You can use Azure Cloud Shell to work with any WM using the command line (bash for Linux VMs and PowerShell for Windows WMs)
    You can find common info about Azure Cloud Shell usage here: Overview of Azure Cloud Shell
    Connection flow for Windows WMs here: Interactively log on to a remote VM

    If you are looking for an App for administrative and managing purpose, we have azure mobile app
    You could also look at this third party article describing in detail on how you can leverage different mobile apps for managing resources here

    Note:Disclaimer: This response contains a reference to a third-party World Wide Web site. Microsoft is providing this information as a convenience to you. Microsoft does not control these sites and has not tested any software or information found on these sites; therefore, Microsoft cannot make any representations regarding the quality, safety, or suitability of any software or information found there.

    Please "Accept as Answer" and Upvote if any of the above helped to help others in the community looking for remediation for similar issues.

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  2. Philippe Levesque 4,896 Reputation points MVP
    2022-04-06T18:47:26.967+00:00

    Hi

    No, only RDP (unless you install a third part software (vnc (with firewall rule), anydesk, team viewer, etc..).

    Your feedback is one of the most upvoted's one on azure feedback portal. People tend to ask for console access, but this would need an APP like you requested, as in RDP you can't have the console.

    You can go there to upvote it; Virtual machine console access

    I posted the post as you see the answer MS's told.

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