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Set Up VPC Peering between Amazon Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs)

The hands-on lab is part of these learning paths

AWS Networking & Content Delivery

course-steps 7 certification 1 lab-steps 5

Advanced Networking – Specialty Certification Preparation for AWS

course-steps 17 certification 1 lab-steps 6 quiz-steps 1

Lab Steps

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Logging in to the Amazon Web Services Console
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Understanding the VPC Peering Scenario
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Diagnosing Network Issues with VPC Flow Logs
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Setting Up an Amazon Route 53 Private Hosted Zone
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Creating a Peering Connection between Your VPCs
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Testing the Multi-VPC Environment

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DifficultyAdvanced
Duration2h
Students292

Description

Lab Overview

In this Lab, you will make strides in migrating an on-premises application into the AWS cloud. You will configure the networking between two VPCs, one for the frontend web tier and one for the backend API tier. As part of a real-world scenario, you will complete design requirements and debug network issues.

Lab Objectives

Upon completion of this Lab you will be able to:

  • Connect VPCs using peering connections
  • Use custom DNS names in your networks using Amazon Route 53 private hosted zones
  • Diagnose and debug network issues using VPC flow logs

Lab Prerequisites

You should be familiar with the following:

  • AWS networking concepts including VPCs, subnets, internet gateways, security groups, and route tables
  • AWS compute concepts including EC2 instances, load balancers, Auto Scaling groups, and launch configurations

Lab Environment

Before completing the Lab instructions, the environment will look as follows:

After completing the Lab instructions, the environment should look similar to:

About the Author

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Logan has been involved in software development and research for over eleven years, including six years in the cloud. He is an AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, and Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA). He earned his Ph.D. studying design automation and enjoys all things tech.