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Practical AWS Networking

By : Mitesh Soni
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Practical AWS Networking

By: Mitesh Soni

Overview of this book

Amazon Web Services (AWS) dominates the public cloud market by a huge margin and continues to be the first choice for many organizations. Networking has been an area of focus for all the leading cloud service providers. AWS has a suite of network-related products which help in performing network related task on AWS. This book initially covers the basics of networking in AWS. Then we use AWS VPC to create an isolated virtual cloud for performing network-related tasks. We then provide an overview of AWS Direct Connect after taking a deep dive into scalability and load balancing using the auto scaling feature, Elastic Load Balancing, and Amazon Route S3. Toward the end of the book, we cover troubleshooting tips and security best practices for your network. By the end of this book, you will have hands-on experience of working with network tasks on AWS.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
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Configuring Route 53 for a web application

Before configuring Route 53 for the sample web application that's been deployed in the Amazon Elastic Beanstalk, let's look at what a public hosted zone is. A public hosted zone contains information about routing traffic for a domain and its subdomains. Basically, it responds to queries based on the resource record set that's created by a user. It is important to understand that once you create the public hosted zone, a name server (NS) record and a start of authority (SOA) record are automatically created. The NS record is important here. It provides you with four name servers that you need to configure with your registrar or DNS services so that all the queries related to your domain are routed to Amazon Route 53 name servers for resolution.

To set up a hosted zone, go through the following steps:

If we purchase a...