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Create an Application Gateway

Last updated: 4/21/2021

This template creates an application gateway with Web Application Firewall functionality in a virtual network and sets up load balancing rules for any number of virtual machines

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Parameter Name Description
location Specifies the location for all resources that is created by this template.
vNetAddressPrefix Specifies the address prefix for the Virtual Network.
vNetSubnetPrefix Specifies the subnet prefix
applicationGatewaySize Specifies the application gateway SKU name.
applicationGatewayCapacity Specifies the number of the application gateway instances.
backendIpAddress1 IP Address for Backend Server 1
backendIpAddress2 IP Address for Backend Server 2
wafEnabled WAF Enabled
wafMode WAF Mode
wafRuleSetType WAF Rule Set Type
wafRuleSetVersion WAF Rule Set Version

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