Microsoft Azure Stack Hub is an extension of Azure, bringing cloud computing to on-premises environments.
For more information, see Azure Stack Hub overview on the Microsoft website.
There are two portals in Microsoft Azure Stack Hub: Administration and User (also referred to as the Tenant portal). The following table provides sample URLs to access Azure Stack Hub.
The Administration portal, as shown in the following figure, enables a cloud operator to perform administrative and operational tasks.
A cloud operator can:
A cloud operator can also create resources such as VMs, virtual networks, and storage accounts.
The user portal does not provide access to any of the administrative or operational capabilities of the administration portal. In the user portal, a user can subscribe to public offers, and use the services that are made available through those offers.
Privileged Endpoint (PEP) is a PowerShell Just Enough Access (JEA) endpoint. The PEP is accessed through the Dell Technologies alerting and monitoring system VMs.
There is no access to Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-ins, Azure Service Fabric Explorer, and so on. Unlocking the PEP is known as “breaking the glass”, and only Microsoft or Dell Technologies support can unlock the PEP.