Methods to Connect to Azure
- Site to Site (S2S)
- Connect by creating a site-to-site VPN gateway connection from your on-premises networks to Azure VNets.
- Point to Site (P2S)
- Connect by creating a point-to-site VPN gateway connection from your virtual network from an individual client computer to Azure VNets. If you have only a few clients to connect to a VNet, use P2S instead of S2S.
- Connect from an IP VPN network, a point-to-point Ethernet network, or a virtual cross-connection using an Ethernet exchange through a connectivity provider.
You can set up a jumpbox, but it is not as secure as a VPN until you secure it with SSL.
SSH tunneling is not recommended as it is not a native Azure capability.
After deploying a solution template, you have the option to create public IPs if you are connecting to the public cloud through the Internet. Logging on to a VM using public IPs is typically used with the POC short-term license for BYOL.