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Control Health Probes for your backends on Front Door

Last updated: 1/12/2022

This template updates your Front Door to change the health probe settings by setting the probe path and also the intervals in which the probes will be sent.

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Parameter Name Description
frontDoorName The name of the frontdoor resource.
backendAddress The hostname of the backend. Must be an IP address or FQDN.
healthProbeName Name of the Health probe settings associated with this Front Door instance.
healthProbePath The path to use for the health probe. Default is /
healthProbeProtocol Protocol scheme to use for this probe. Must be Http or Https.
healthProbeIntervalInSeconds The number of seconds between health probes.

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