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Implementing secure networking practices, including VPC and security group configurations

Secure networking practices are essential for protecting your resources and data in the cloud. This technical reference guide will provide you with a step-by-step process for implementing secure networking practices, including VPC and security group configurations.

Secure networking practices are essential for protecting your resources and data in the cloud. This technical reference guide will provide you with a step-by-step process for implementing secure networking practices, including VPC and security group configurations.

1. Creating a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC):

  • To create a VPC, sign in to the AWS Management Console and navigate to the VPC dashboard.
  • In the navigation pane, choose Your VPCs, and then choose Create VPC.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to create a VPC.

2. Configuring subnets:

  • To configure subnets in your VPC, sign in to the AWS Management Console and navigate to the VPC dashboard.
  • In the navigation pane, choose Subnets, and then choose Create subnet.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to create a subnet.

3. Setting up security groups:

  • To set up security groups in your VPC, sign in to the AWS Management Console and navigate to the VPC dashboard.
  • In the navigation pane, choose Security Groups, and then choose Create security group.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to create a security group.

4. Configuring network access control lists (ACLs):

  • To configure network ACLs in your VPC, sign in to the AWS Management Console and navigate to the VPC dashboard.
  • In the navigation pane, choose Network ACLs, and then choose Create network ACL.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to create a network ACL.

By following these steps, you can implement secure networking practices in your AWS environment, including configuring VPCs, subnets, security groups, and network ACLs.

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