Optimizing Network Resources to Maintain a Secure Instance

30 minutes
  • 2 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

This lab will present you with several security concerns due to non-optimal network services being utilized for your Flying Bears & You, Inc. company. You will correct these concerns and ensure that an EC2 instance is secure from any public access and is still able to reach resources within the VPC.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Create and Test an Endpoint

You will review the current environment to understand what needs to be changed and why. Then, you will create and test a VPC endpoint to allow the private instance access to S3.

Create, Configure, and Test a NAT Gateway

This objective will include creating a NAT gateway to allow the private instance access to the internet. You will need to update the route table as well to ensure that access is complete. You will test that access in the EC2 instance.

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Lab Setup

  • Log in to the AWS Management Console using the credentials provided on the lab instructions page. Make sure you're using the us-east-1 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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