Create and Delete a NAT Gateway on AWS VPC
In this lab, you’ll practice how to create and delete a NAT Gateway. When you're finished with this lab, you'll understand how to set up a NAT Gateway to provide secure internet connectivity in a private subnet.
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Create a NAT Gateway
You’ll configure a NAT gateway and associate it with the public subnet by specifying an Elastic IP address.
Update the Main Route Table
You’ll update the main route table associated with private subnets to point internet-bound traffic to the NAT gateway.
Test the NAT Gateway
You’ll test the NAT gateway by pinging a few remote addresses from a private instance, so first you have to login into a private subnet instance, and then will try to access the internet.
Delete the NAT Gateway
You’ll delete the NAT Gateway.
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.
- AWS Certified Solutions Architect: Professional or Equivalent knowledge
- Basic understanding of virtual machines in general, and AWS EC2 in particular.
- Familiarity with the Linux command prompt