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Configuring AWS Network Firewall

This hands-on lab walks you through how to create a VPC and a public subnet, and then deploy an AWS Network Firewall to filter the traffic coming into and going out of the VPC.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 1h 30m
Clock icon Apr 20, 2023

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Create a VPC and a Public Subnet

    1. Create a VPC with the tag Lab_VPC.
    2. Create a public subnet named firewall-subnet in the same Availability Zone as the subnet in the VPC.
  2. Challenge

    Create a Network Firewall

    1. Create a stateful rule group named statefulRules.
    2. Create a stateless rule group named statelessRules.
    3. Create a firewall policy named firewallLab and add the rule groups to the firewall policy.
    4. Create a network firewall named networkFirewallLab and associate the firewall policy.
  3. Challenge

    Create Route Tables

    1. Create a route table named igw-route.
    2. Create a route table named firewall-route.

    Note: You will need to configure the route tables to direct incoming and outgoing traffic through the network firewall once it has been provisioned.

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