Configure VPC Flow Logs to CloudWatch Logs Groups on AWS
In this lab, you will practice creating and working with VPC flow logs. When you are finished with this lab, you’ll have the skills needed to work with VPC flow logs through Amazon CloudWatch using its log groups and logs insights features,
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Create a Role for VPC Flow Logs
You will create a new IAM role that will be used when creating VPC flow logs. This new role will allow your VPC flow logs to interact with Amazon CloudWatch and its logs feature.
Create Your VPC Flow Log
You will create a VPC flow log for a VPC called GloboVPC.
Generate Traffic and View VPC Flow Log
You will use the public IP address of Webserver1 to connect to its default web page. You will then view the generated flow log information through CloudWatch.
Provided environment for hands-on practice
We will provide the credentials and environment necessary for you to practice right within your browser.
Follow along with the author’s guided walkthrough and build something new in your provided environment!
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- Understanding of how to use the AWS CLI
- Familiarity with the AWS console