VPC Flow Logs enables you to track network packet flow in each VPC. In this video, learn how flow logs can help you maintain compliance.
- [Instructor] VPC Flow Logs, as you may expect, … have something to do with the networking at AWS. … Flow log indicates it must be capturing the network flow … within your network. … This flow can be the entire network, … a particular subnet, either private or public, … a particular network interface. … A new log stream is created for each network interface … that you actually want to monitor … that's attached to an EC2 instance. … Some of the uses for the flow logs are … to monitor performance. … You could identify any latency or flow durations … by monitoring the traffic in the log itself. … Or more monitoring security where you can view … any gaps in security or any communication … that seems suspicious. … Now, there are limits to what the flow log is … going to actually capture. … The Amazon DNS server traffic, that's not captured. … But if you install your own DNS servers, … let's say you're hosting your own … Active Directory environment where you have … a secondary DNS server in your environment, …
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Infrastructure Security
2. Data Protection
3. Detective Controls
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