We gave an overview of Amazon VPC in Chapter 1, Understanding Amazon Web Services and Chapter 2, Mapping your Enterprise Requirements Against Amazon's Offerings, so we already know that Amazon VPC gives us a sandbox, which is completely isolated from the general Interenet and is only available from our own enterprise corporate network. In this section, you will learn how to create a VPC and start up an EC2 instance in that VPC.
A VPC is a private part of the Amazon cloud that is only accessible to your own organization. The following are the steps to create your own VPC:
To create the AWS VPC, select the VPC tab in the AWS console.
If you have yet to create a VPC, it will look like the following screenshot:
To begin the process click on the Create button. You will be prompted with the following dialog:
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