Checking if IPFowarding is enabled on Azure without Powershell

Today a quick post with the tip-of-the-week as provided by Joeri Van Hoof ;

If you want to quickly see if a network interface has IP Forwarding enabled in Azure Resource Manager, browse to the following website : https://resources.azure.com/

Now you can browse to the networkInterfaces resource and check if the setting is true/false.

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If you need to enable it, you can still rely on the trustworthy powershell scripts off course…

$rgName = "MyResourceGroup"
$vmName = (Get-AzureRmVM -ResourceGroupName $rgName).Name | Out-GridView -Title "Select a VM to configure forwarding ..." -PassThru
$nicName = ((Get-AzureRmVM -ResourceGroupName $rgName -Name $vmName).NetworkInterfaceIDs).Split("/")[-1] | Out-GridView `-Title "Select a NIC to configure forwarding ..." -PassThru
$nicConfig = Get-AzureRmNetworkInterface -ResourceGroupName $rgName -Name $nicName
$nicConfig.EnableIPForwarding = $true
$nicConfig | Set-AzureRmNetworkInterface

 

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