Internet access on vms in Internal Load Balancer pool?

Goofoff 91 Reputation points
2020-06-19T09:57:00.233+00:00

How do i go about getting internet access on VMs that are on an internal load balancer pool?

Azure Load Balancer
Azure Load Balancer
An Azure service that delivers high availability and network performance to applications.
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  1. Jan van de Bor 21 Reputation points
    2023-01-04T13:09:49.683+00:00

    Found if you change LB Backendpool configuration from "NIC" to "IP address" you are able to access the internet again originating a vm with no public ip. At least, thats working for me.

    Do not know if this is a bug or if it's by design.

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  2. Malleswara Reddy, G 1,631 Reputation points
    2020-06-19T11:02:16.097+00:00

    Hi,

    If you are talking about outbound internet connections, it is available by default

    "Communicate to the internet: All resources in a VNet can communicate outbound to the internet, by default. You can communicate inbound to a resource by assigning a public IP address or a public Load Balancer. You can also use Public IP addresses or public Load Balancer to manage your outbound connections"

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/networking/networking-overview#vnet

    Regards,
    Eshwar


  3. TravisCragg-MSFT 5,681 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2020-06-26T20:24:20.187+00:00

    placing VMs behind an Azure Load Balancer can create some unique scenarios for outbound connectivity, and those scenarios are outlined in this doc.

    It is expected behavior that VMs with no Public IP that are placed behind an Internal Load Balancer will not have internet connectivity.
    the easiest way to get connectivity back is to assign Public IP addresses to the VMs, and that should restore outbound internet connectivity.

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  4. SNR 1 Reputation point
    2021-04-03T17:03:45.583+00:00

    Will Virtual Network NAT help here?

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