This type represents a Microsoft™ Azure virtual network.

This resource type extends the OpenStack resource type OS::Neutron::Net.

In the blueprint designer, you can configure the properties that the following table includes. Properties are listed as either core or extended. Each type of property is located in separate sections of the heat resource that you can view in the blueprint designer. You set the core properties in the properties section and set the extended properties in the metadata section of the blueprint.

Table 1. Properties
Name Type Required Core or extended Description
address_prefixes List True Extended A list of IP address ranges for this virtual network, specified in CIRD format, such as
dns_servers List False Extended A list of DNS servers for the virtual network.
name String True Core The name of the virtual network. If the specified name exists, a new unique name is created.
region String True Extended The Azure location. The blueprint designer specifies this property automatically, based on the selected region.
resource_group String True Extended The resource group name.
tags List False Extended A list of name-value pairs to set as tags on the resource.
Table 2. Attributes
Attribute Type Description
name String The name of the virtual network.
show String The details of the virtual network.
virtual_network_id String The ID of the virtual network.


This example creates a virtual network with the specified address prefix and tag.
    type: IBM::Azure::VirtualNetwork
      name: testvnet1
        resource_group: test-rg
          - ''
          tag1 : vnet1