Valid since:
XL Deploy 7.0.0

The XL Deploy Azure plugin enables XL Deploy to work with the Microsoft Azure cloud computing service. It allows you to provision Virtual Machines, Containers, and deploy FunctionApp and WebApp.

For information about requirements and the configuration items (CIs) that the Azure plugin provides, refer to the Azure Plugin Reference.


  • Create Resource Groups and Storage Accounts
  • Define Security Groups and Security Rules associate with them
  • Setup Public IP addresses
  • Define Virtual Networks (VNet) and their Route Tables
  • Provision Virtual Machines associated to their Network Interface (NIC)
  • Support Windows Virtual Machines (VMs)
  • Automatically destroy machines during undeployment
  • Leverage the Blob Storage scalable object storage for unstructured data
  • Create Web Apps with built-in auto-scale and load balancing
  • Create Function Apps based on an event-driven, serverless compute experience
  • Run containers (ACI) without managing virtual machines
  • Safeguard cryptographic keys and other secrets using Key Vault
  • Configure Load Balancer (Layer 4 TCP and UDP) to deliver high availability and network performance to your applications

This is a diagram representing all the resource types XL Deploy Azure plugin supports and their dependencies:

Azure types diagram