Creating an Azure Virtual Network with Subnets

Creating an Azure Virtual Network with Subnets

Creating an Azure virtual network (VNet) with four subnets using the address space involves several steps in the Azure portal. Below is a step-by-step guide with screenshots to help you through the process:

Step 1: Sign in to Azure Portal

  • Open your web browser and navigate to the Azure Portal.
  • Sign in with your Azure account credentials.
    ### Step 2: Create a Resource Group (if needed)

If you do not already have a resource group where you want to create the virtual network, you can create one:

  • In the Azure portal, click on Resource groups in the left-hand menu.
  • Click + Add to create a new resource group.
  • Fill in the required details (Subscription, Resource group name, Region), and click Review + create and then Create.

Step 3: Create a Virtual Network

Now, let’s create the virtual network with the specified address space and subnets:

  • In the Azure portal, click on Virtual networks from the home page, then click + Create.

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  • Fill in the required details:
    • Subscription: Choose your Azure subscription.
    • Resource group: Select the resource group you created or want to use.
    • Name: Enter a name for your virtual network.
    • Region: Choose the Azure region where you want to deploy the virtual network.

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  • IPv4 address space: Enter for the address space.The image below shows that we can have 64 addresses within this network.

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Step 4: Configure Subnets

Now, let’s configure the four subnets within the virtual network:

  • Under Subnets, click + Add subnet.

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  • Configure each subnet as follows:
    • Subnet Name: Enter a name for the subnet (e.g., Subnet-1, Subnet-2, etc.).

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  • Subnet Address range: Specify the subnet range within the virtual network address space ( Ensure each subnet range is within the /26 address space ( to

    • For Subnet-1:
    • For Subnet-2:
    • For Subnet-3:
    • For Subnet-4:
      • Click Add for each subnet after configuring its details.
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      • Once all four subnets are added, click Review + create.

Step 5: Review and Create

  • Review the details of your virtual network configuration.
  • Click Create to deploy the virtual network and its subnets.

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Step 6: Deployment Progress

Wait for Azure to deploy the virtual network and subnets. This process usually takes a few minutes.

Step 7: Verification

  • Once deployment is complete, click on Go to resources.
  • Navigate to Settings,click on subnets

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Congratulations! You have successfully created an Azure virtual network with four subnets using the address space

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