VPC Security and Control
VPC Sharing using the AWS Resource Access Manager
AWS Networking Basics
The course is part of this learning path
In this section of the AWS Certified Advanced Networking - Specialty learning path, we introduce you to the various networking and VPC services currently available in AWS that are relevant to the ANS-C01 exam.
- Identify and describe the various networking services available in AWS
- Describe how to configure an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
- Understand how to control network traffic via Security Groups and Network Access Control Lists (NACLs)
- Describe options for VPC connectivity, subnets, and routing
- Understand how to share VPC resources using the AWS Resource Access Manager (RAM)
- Identify how to evaluate the configuration of VPC resources using the VPC Reachability Analyzer
The AWS Certified Advanced Networking - Specialty certification has been designed for anyone with experience designing, implementing, and operating complex AWS and hybrid networking architectures. Ideally, you’ll also have some exposure to the nuances of AWS networking, particularly regarding the integration of AWS services and AWS security best practices. Many exam questions will require advanced level knowledge of many AWS services, including AWS networking services. The AWS Cloud concepts introduced in this course will be explained and reinforced from the ground up.
Hello, and welcome to this course on AWS Networking and Virtual Private Cloud, or VPC, where we’re here to help you on your journey to prepare for the AWS Certified Advanced Networking - Specialty certification.
Before we get started, I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Danny Jessee, and I am one of the trainers here at Cloud Academy, specializing in AWS – Amazon Web Services – and AWS certifications. In this course, the AWS team will be presenting a series of lectures that introduce AWS Networking services that may be covered on the exam. Feel free to contact me with any questions using the details shown on the screen, or you can always get in touch with us here at Cloud Academy by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, where one of our Cloud experts will reply to your question.
This course has been specifically curated to help you pass the newly updated AWS Certified Advanced Networking - Specialty exam and is ideal for anyone who is looking to learn more about AWS Networking services in preparation for the exam.
The objective of this course is to provide a high-level introduction to AWS Networking and VPC, including:
- A general overview of AWS Networking and VPC services,
- How to configure subnets and routing within your VPCs,
- How to enable private application connectivity within your VPCs using AWS PrivateLink,
- Using AWS Network Firewalls to secure your VPCs,
- VPC Sharing using the AWS Resource Access Manager, or RAM,
- Different strategies for inter-regional and intra-regional communication patterns, and
- An introduction to the VPC Reachability Analyzer.
We’ll also introduce other essential AWS Networking features such as Elastic IP addresses, Elastic Network Interfaces, Elastic Network Adapters, VPC Endpoints, and the AWS Global Accelerator.
Together with the other courses in this learning path, we’ll cover all of the key tools, technologies, and concepts from the AWS Certified Advanced Networking - Specialty exam guide and ensure that you are fully prepared to sit this exam.
The AWS Certified Advanced Networking - Specialty certification has been designed for anyone who has experience designing, implementing, and operating complex AWS and hybrid networking architectures. Ideally you’ll also have some exposure to the nuances of AWS networking, particularly with respect to the integration of AWS services, as well as AWS security best practices. Many exam questions will require an advanced level of knowledge for many AWS services, including AWS networking services. All of the AWS Cloud concepts introduced in this course will be explained and reinforced from the ground up.
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