Describes how to create a Virtual Network in Azure.

To create a Virtual Network in Azure:


  • Ensure you have an Azure subscription. If not, create a free account.


  1. Log in to your Microsoft Azure account.
    The Microsoft Azure home screen appears.
  2. Click All Services and search for Virtual networks.
  3. Select Virtual networks and click +Add.
    The Create virtual network screen appears.
  4. In the Name text box, enter the unique name for your virtual network.
  5. In the Address space text box, enter the address range for the virtual network in Classless inter-domain routing (CIDR) notation.
  6. From the Subscription drop-down menu, select your Microsoft Azure subscription.
  7. From the Resource group drop-down menu, select your resource group to add the virtual network.
  8. From the Location drop-down menu, select the location where the virtual network resides.
  9. Under the Subnet area, enter the name and address range for the subnet.
    Do not make any changes to the other default settings of DDos protection, Service endpoints, and Firewall.
  10. Click Create.


A Virtual network is created and appears on the Azure portal dashboard.

What to do next

Create Virtual Connection between Hubs and Virtual Networks (VNets). For steps, see Create a Virtual Connection between VNet and Hub.