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App Gateway with WAF, SSL, IIS and HTTPS redirection

Last updated: 28/04/2017

This template deploys an Application Gateway with WAF, end to end SSL and HTTP to HTTPS redirect on the IIS servers.

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Parameter Name Description
adminUsername Username for the Virtual Machine.
adminPassword Password for the Virtual Machine.
windowsOSVersion The Windows version for the VM. This will pick a fully patched image of this given Windows version. Allowed values: 2012-R2-Datacenter, 2016-Datacenter.
virtualMachineSize The virtual machine size. Allowed values: Standard_A1, Standard_A2, Standard_A3.
applicationGatewaySize Application Gateway size
capacity Number of instances
wafMode WAF Mode
frontendCertData Base-64 encoded form of the .pfx file. This is the cert terminating on the Application Gateway.
frontendCertPassword Password for .pfx certificate
backendCertData Base-64 encoded form of the .pfx file. This is the cert installed on the web servers.
backendCertPassword Password for .pfx certificate
backendPublicKeyData Base-64 encoded form of the .cer file. This is the public key for the cert on the web servers.
backendCertDnsName DNS name of the backend cert
_artifactsLocation The base URI where artifacts required by this template are located. For example, if stored on a public GitHub repo, you'd use the following URI:
_artifactsLocationSasToken The sasToken required to access _artifactsLocation. If your artifacts are stored on a public repo or public storage account you can leave this blank.
location Location for all resources.

Use the template


New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri
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Command line

azure config mode arm
azure group deployment create <my-resource-group> <my-deployment-name> --template-uri
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