Deploying an ILB ASE + Application Gateway (WAF)

*This method of deploying an ILB ASE is now depricated by Microsoft and is moved to (Classic)* so i have new versions of the deployments:

Deploying ILB ASE (new version) here -

Integrating the App gateway (WAFv2) with the ILB ASE -

This lab aims at deploying an ILB ASE from scratch, deploy and configure private DNS to serve the ASE, configuring the VNET, provisioning of the ILB SSL Certificate, creating Web Apps and exposing one of the web apps to the internet by using an Application Gateway in WAF tier.

By doing this you will gain knowledge in ILB ASE, SSL, Domain, private DNS, Application Gateway and WordPress deployment.

Table of Contents:


This is a serious and big lab so it takes time. Here is what actions we will be doing and ~approx. time

  • Buying free internet domain ~20 min
  • Creating the RG + VNET ~5 min
  • Deploying a VM ~10 min
  • Installing and Configuring private DNS ~20-30 min
  • Deploying ILB ASE ~20 min + 1hour deployment time
  • ILB Certificate ~25 min
  • Post-ASE DNS Configuration ~5-10 min
  • Deploying App Service plan + 1st Web App ~10 min
  • Deploying WordPress site + exploring KUDU ~20min
  • Deploying and Configuring Application Gateway ~1 hour + 30 min deployment time

Total ~ 3h

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