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Creating an HTTP Security Group

This hands-on lab experience will have you set up an HTTP security group to allow HTTP traffic to your Linux EC2 instance from the public networks. Upon completion, you will be able to create new security groups and confirm the security group rule is working properly.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon May 06, 2022

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Check the Current Access to the Web Server

    Verify the custom web page is available when connected locally to the instance, but is not available from an external source.

  2. Challenge

    Create a New Security Group

    Create a new security group named http-security-group that allows HTTP traffic from all sources to reach port 80 on the EC2 instance.

  3. Challenge

    Verify Access to the Web Server

    Verify the web server running on port 80 of the instance can be reached from an external browser.

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