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Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) and Subnets

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In this course, planning, creating, and managing VPCs and subnets will be covered, as well as Direct Connect and Network ACLs. The course includes content covered on the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam.

Target Audience
Individuals and organizations seeking to gain insight as to how Amazon Web Services can benefit them


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Lesson Objectives

Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) and Subnets

  • start the course
  • describe AWS cloud networking options
  • describe the purpose of a virtual private cloud (VPC)
  • illustrate why an organization would directly link to AWS
  • create a virtual private cloud
  • use the CLI to create a VPC
  • use PowerShell to create a VPC
  • create subnets within a VPC
  • use the CLI to create a subnet
  • use PowerShell to create a subnet
  • define how network ACLs inspect incoming and outgoing traffic
  • use the console to configure a network ACL
  • specify how NAT gateways provide Internet access for VMs
  • enable Internet access through NAT for a private subnet
  • create a VPC and subnet, and configure a network ACL
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