1. Secure Model Training Traffic with Azure Route Tables


    To secure model training traffic with Azure Route Tables, you need to create a network environment where the traffic is controlled and routed as per security requirements. Azure Route Tables allow you to direct network traffic within your virtual network subnets and virtual network peering connections. You can use these to ensure that traffic to and from your model training services follows the most secure and efficient routes, preventing any unwanted external access to your resources.

    Here's how you can create Azure Route Tables using Pulumi in Python:

    1. Set up your Azure Network: Start by creating a virtual network and subnet. These will host your model training resources.
    2. Create a Route Table: Define the rules on how the traffic should be routed within your network.
    3. Associate the Route Table with your Subnet: Ensure that the routing rules are applied to the traffic incoming and outgoing from your subnet.

    Below is an example of how to do this using Pulumi in Python.

    import pulumi import pulumi_azure_native as azure_native # Step 1: Create a virtual network and a subnet where your model training will occur. virtual_network = azure_native.network.VirtualNetwork( "virtualNetwork", resource_group_name="your_resource_group", address_space=azure_native.network.AddressSpaceArgs( address_prefixes=[""], ), location="East US" ) subnet = azure_native.network.Subnet( "subnet", resource_group_name="your_resource_group", address_prefix="", virtual_network_name=virtual_network.name ) # Step 2: Create a route table with desired rules. route_table = azure_native.network.RouteTable( "routeTable", resource_group_name="your_resource_group", location="East US", routes=[ azure_native.network.RouteArgs( name="defaultRoute", address_prefix="", next_hop_type="VirtualNetworkGateway", # Route traffic through a virtual network gateway for added security ) ] ) # Step 3: Associate the route table to your subnet. subnet_route_table_association = azure_native.network.Subnet( "subnetRouteTableAssociation", resource_group_name="your_resource_group", route_table=route_table.id, subnet_name=subnet.name, virtual_network_name=virtual_network.name ) # Exporting relevant endpoints for accessibility outside of Pulumi. pulumi.export("virtual_network_id", virtual_network.id) pulumi.export("subnet_id", subnet.id) pulumi.export("route_table_id", route_table.id)


    • We created a virtual network and within it a subnet where our model training resources would be located (VirtualNetwork and Subnet resources).
    • We defined a route table with a route to direct all traffic ( prefixes) through a virtual network gateway (RouteTable and Route resources). The virtual network gateway could contain firewalls or other security appliances, adding a layer of security.
    • We associated this route table with our subnet, so that all the traffic from and to the subnet gets routed per our defined rules (Subnet resource with route_table property).

    This setup will ensure that your model training operations within the Azure environment are utilizing the proper networking paths as defined by your security policies. You can modify the RouteArgs with different address_prefix and next_hop_type parameters based on your specific network topology and security requirements.