This video covers how to create and configure and internet gateway within a VPC
- An internet gateway, or IGW,…is a foundational component of a VPC.…An internet gateway has several key features.…First off, an IGW has redundancy designed…and built into it by AWS.…Similarly, it is a highly available component.…As such, you don't have to worry about the reliability…or scalability of this component.…You only need one for your VPC.…You can configure your subnet route tables…to use an IGW to route traffic destined…for the internet.…Finally, an IGW provides network address translation,…or NAT, for instances with a public IP.…
Now that we have empty subnets with defined route tables,…let's configure an IGW to allow instances…within those subnets to get to the internet.…Afterward, I will configure the route table…for the public subnet to ensure that the IGW…is the target for internet-bound traffic.…In the web console from the VPC dashboard,…I locate the internet gateway's link…in the left-hand nav.…Clicking on this link takes me…to the internet gateway configuration screen.…To get started, I click the blue…
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- Exploring Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
- Configuring subnets, route tables, and gateways
- Working with access control lists (ACLs)
- Maintaining network security
- Implementing VPC peering and peer routing
- Using Route 53
- Managing a private DNS
Skill Level Intermediate
1. AWS Network Foundations
Understanding Route 534m 54s
2. Virtual Private Cloud
3. VPC Security
4. VPC Peering
5. Route 53
Wrap up1m 48s
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