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Create and enable a DDoS protection plan

Last updated: 16/03/2022

This template creates a DDoS protection plan and a virtual network. It also enables the DDoS protection plan for the virtual network.

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Parameter Name Description
ddosProtectionPlanName Specify a DDoS protection plan name.
virtualNetworkName Specify a DDoS virtual network name.
location Specify a location for the resources.
vnetAddressPrefix Specify the virtual network address prefix
subnetPrefix Specify the virtual network subnet prefix
ddosProtectionPlanEnabled Enable DDoS protection plan.

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
Install and configure 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
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface