Azure Classroom Series – 08/Nov/2020

VNet Peering

  • Scenario: Preview
  • VNet peering enable us to connect seamlesly Azure Virtual Networks as long as ip address ranges don’t collide
  • Lets Create a Network A
    • address range:
    • subnets:
      • web:
      • app:
      • db:
    • location: EastUS
  • Lets Create a Network B
    • address range:
    • subnets
      • notification:
    • location: WestUS Preview Preview
  • Now lets create two vms one in web subnet of network A and notification subnet of network B Preview
  • Vnet peering enables private connectivity. i.e. machine in network A can reach machine in network B using private ip Preview
  • Navigate to vnet => network A and in settings blade select peering Preview Preview Preview Preview Preview Preview Preview
  • VNET Peering can be done b/w
    • two vnets from same subscription in same region Refer Here
    • two vnets from same subscription in different regions Refer Here
    • two vnets from different subscription in same/different region Refer Here
  • pricing: Preview


  • Is used to establish private network connectivity b/w two networks.
  • Encryption of the traffic can be customized using custom IPSec/IKE Policy
  • In the case of Azure VNet peering, Azure backbone network is used (So no public ip is involved) but in the case VNET to VNET VPN public ip is involved
  • VNet peering doesnot have any bandwidth restrictions where as vnet to vnet vpn has restriction from 100 MBPS to 1.25 GBPs

Next Steps

  • VPN (Site to Site)
  • Express Route
  • Endpoints
  • DNS & Routing
  • Load balancers & Application Gateway
  • Firewall

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