Create Our First VPC in Google Cloud

15 minutes
  • 2 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

In Google Cloud, we have to start our learning process at the foundation! This is where Virtual Private Cloud networks (VPCs) come into play. Virtual Private Cloud networks help you build the house for all your resources, and help provide the networking for all of your services.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Create the VPC
  1. From Google Cloud console’s main navigation, choose VPC Network.
  2. Click Create VPC Network.
  3. Give your VPC a name.
  4. On Subnets, click Custom. Give a unique name to your subnet.
  5. Set Region to US-Central-1.
  6. Set you IP Address range to
  7. Click Done.
  8. Click Create.
Verify the VPC Has Been Created
  1. Click Create VPC Network.
  2. You should see the VPC name that you have created.

Additional Resources

You have been tasked with creating a test VPC network with a public subnet in the IOWA Region. Your company would like to provision and test resources as they wish in this environment. In the end, you will provision a VPC network that meets their exact need.

To complete the objectives, we need to:

  1. Create a VPC

  2. Create a custom subnet in the IOWA Region

What are Hands-on Labs

Hands-on Labs are real environments created by industry experts to help you learn. These environments help you gain knowledge and experience, practice without compromising your system, test without risk, destroy without fear, and let you learn from your mistakes. Hands-on Labs: practice your skills before delivering in the real world.

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