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Terraform: Create Virtual Network Peering and VMs

Sample “Virtual network peering” with 2 VMs with terraform deployment

TF file: https://github.com/fujute/m18h/tree/master/tf/virtual-network-peering

  • main.tf
  • variables.tf

Building VNET peering with terraform

terraform plan -out main-vnet.tfplan
terraform apply "main-vnet.tfplan"

Sample screenshot to access fx1-vm1 in fx1-network1 via jump host fx1-vm2

ssh azureuser@10.0.2.4

adminuser@fx1-vm2:~$ hostname
fx1-vm2
adminuser@fx1-vm2:~$ ssh azureuser@10.0.2.4
azureuser@10.0.2.4's password:
Welcome to Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS (GNU/Linux 5.4.0-1080-azure x86_64)

 * Documentation:  https://help.ubuntu.com
 * Management:     https://landscape.canonical.com
 * Support:        https://ubuntu.com/advantage

  System information as of Thu Jun  2 10:38:38 UTC 2022

  System load:  0.33              Processes:           131
  Usage of /:   6.5% of 28.90GB   Users logged in:     0
  Memory usage: 3%                IP address for eth0: 10.0.2.4
  Swap usage:   0%


0 updates can be applied immediately.

New release '20.04.4 LTS' available.
Run 'do-release-upgrade' to upgrade to it.


Last login: Thu Jun  2 10:37:25 2022 from 192.168.2.4
To run a command as administrator (user "root"), use "sudo <command>".
See "man sudo_root" for details.

azureuser@fx1-vm1:~$

delete the deployment with terraform destroy

terraform plan -destroy -out main-vnet.destroy.tfplan
terraform apply main-vnet.destroy.tfplan

Optional Tasks:

  • Adding Private Endpoint for Azure Blob Storage and Private DNS Zone

Reference command:

az vm image list-skus --location eastasia --offer WindowsServer --publisher MicrosoftWindowsServer
az vm image list-skus --location eastasia --offer UbuntuServer --publisher Canonical
az vm list-skus -l southeastasia  --resource-type virtualMachines  --output table | grep Standard_D2ds_v4