• Flow Logs Video — 00:06:57
    • If you need to log network traffic through your AWS solution, you should explore flow logs. Flow logs allow you to monitor network traffic and, with CloudWath, receive alerts related to traffic conditions. This episode introduces the implementation and use of flow logs.

  • Configuring Route 53 Lab Video — 00:13:05
    • Do you need to manage DNS solutions within your AWS cloud? If so, Route 53 is the tool you will use. This episode explores the capabilities and features of Route 53.

  • DNS Video — 00:14:31
    • As you begin to explore DNS in AWS, it is important to first grasp what DNS is and how it works. In this episode, you will explore the basic operations and capabilities of DNS, including name resolution and DNS services.

  • Configuring ACLs and NACLs Lab Video — 00:09:24
    • Knowing how something is implemented is important to design well for it. In this episode, you will see how ACLs and NACLs are implemented within AWS.

  • Configuring DNS Lab Video — 00:06:56
    • In this episode, you will see how the DNS options are configured within AWS. With this understanding, you will be able to plan well for DNS and DHCP in your AWS solution designs.


Course description

DNS, or Domain Name System, provides a hierarchical namespace for host-to-IP resolution and management. In this course, you’ll take a deeper look at configuring DNS, configuring Route 53 (which provides DNS services), configuring Access Control Lists (ACLs) and the use of flow logs.

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