Create an Azure Cosmos DB Account with a private endpoint

Last updated: 15/03/2021

This template will create a Cosmos account, a virtual network and a private endpoint exposing the Cosmos account to the virtual network.

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Parameter Name Description
location Location for all resources.
virtualNetworkName Virtual network name
accountName Cosmos DB account name, max length 44 characters
publicNetworkAccess Enable public network traffic to access the account; if set to Disabled, public network traffic will be blocked even before the private endpoint is created
privateEndpointName Private endpoint name

Use the template


New-AzResourceGroup -Name <resource-group-name> -Location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
New-AzResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri
Installing and configuring Azure PowerShell

Command line

az group create --name <resource-group-name> --location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
az group deployment create --resource-group <my-resource-group> --template-uri
Installing and configuring the Azure cross-platform command-line interface