Create an Auto-scaling Group for a Web Server Using a Launch Template in AWS
In this lab, you’ll practice launching EC2 instances from an Auto-scaling Group. When you’re finished with this lab, you’ll have a Launch Template used to create and auto-scale instances.
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Create a Load Balancer and Security Group
Create an Elastic Load Balancer with a Security Group.
Create a Security Group for the Web Server
Create a Security Group which allows only the ELB to reach the EC2 instance.
Create a Launch Template
Create a template for launching new EC2 instances and configuring them in a repeatable fashion.
Create an Auto-Scaling Group
Launch instances using an Auto-Scaling Group.
Run the Infrastructure End-to-end
Verify the Load Balancer is routing to the proper instances.
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!
Did you know?
On average, you retain 75% more of your learning if you get time for practice.
- Elastic Load Balancer
- Security Groups
- Launch Templates
- Auto-Scaling Groups