Create VNet with two Subnets, local network, and gateway

Last updated: 16/07/2015

This template creates a VNet, 2 subnets, and a gateway

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Parameter Name Description
enableBgp Enable or disable BGP
gatewayType VPN or ER
vpnType Route based or policy based
localGatewayName Name for gateway connected to other VNet/on-prem network
localGatewayIpAddress Public IP address for the gateway to connect to (from other VNet/on-prem)
localGatewayAddressPrefix CIDR block for remote network
virtualNetworkName Name for new virtual network
addressPrefix Name for new virtual network
subnet1Name Name for VM subnet in the new VNet
gatewaySubnet Name for gateway subnet in new VNet
subnet1Prefix CIDR block for VM subnet
gatewaySubnetPrefix CIDR block for gateway subnet
gatewayPublicIPName Name for public IP object used for the new gateway
gatewayName Name for the new gateway

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