How to Create a Application Gateway on Microsoft Azure.

  • Login to Azure portal.
  • Click on All Services.
  • Select Application Gateway.

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  • Click on Create.

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  • On Basics Tab provide the following values:-
  • Subscription: An Azure subscription grants you access to Azure services.
  • Resource group name: A resource group is a collection of resources.
  • Enter Application Gateway Name.
  • Select Region & Tier.
  • Select Yes for Enable autoscaling configuration & Set the min & max instance count.
  • Then Click on Create or Select existing Virtual Network.

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  • In Virtual Network provide Virtual network name, IP address for Virtual network, Subnet Name & IP address.
  • Then Click on Ok.

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  • Now click on Next Frontends.
  • Configure the Frontend IP to be Public or Private as per requirement (Select Public Frontend IP address type).
  • Then Click on Add new Public IP address.

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  • Add a public IP name.
  • Click ok.
  • Click Next on Backends.

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  • At Backends Tab click on Add a Backend pool option.

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  • Provide Backend pool name.
  • Select yes if need to Add backend pool without targets.
  • Click on Add.
  • Click next on Configuration.

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  • At Configuration tab click on Add a Routing Rule.

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  • On  Add a routing rule provide the Rule name.
  • On the Listener tab provide Listener name, Frontend IP, Protocol & Port number.
  • Other addtional settings is set to default.

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  • Then Select Backend targets tab.
  • Select Backend pool target type.
  • Click on Add new Backend target.


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  • Provide Backend target name.
  • Click ok.

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  • Click on Add new HTTP Settings.


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  • Provide HTTP settings name.
  • Select Backend protocol & port Number.
  • Leave the other Settings.
  • Click on Add.
  • On Add a routing rule click next on Tags.

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  • On Tags Tab provide the tag name and value for Application Gateway.
  • Click Next on Review + Create.


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  • If you get a message “Validation passed”.
  • Then click on Create.

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  • After some time, you will see a message as “Your deployment is ready”.
  • Click on “Go to resources” & You can see that the Application Gateway  is there with the name we provide.

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