VPC Overview

Amazon VPC: the Picasso of Software Defined Networking
Luc van Donkersgoed - 06/04/2020

Amazon VPC: the Picasso of Software Defined Networking

In this deep dive we will explore the complex mechanisms that make Amazon VPC work. We will look at what is needed to securely run millions of networks without ever running out of IP space. The post

ANS Exercise 2.2: Tcpdump, Wireshark and Encapsulation
Luc van Donkersgoed - 27/03/2020

ANS Exercise 2.2: Tcpdump, Wireshark and Encapsulation

In this exercise we will capture network traffic with Tcpdump, analyze it with Wireshark and discuss encapsulation in network protocols. This is exercise 2.2 for the AWS Advanced Networking

ANS Exercise 2.1: Cisco CSR1000v NAT Instance
Luc van Donkersgoed - 24/03/2020

ANS Exercise 2.1: Cisco CSR1000v NAT Instance

In this exercise we will build a NAT instance using the Cisco CSR1000v AMI. This is exercise 2.1 for the AWS Advanced Networking Specialty training. For an explanation and overview of all exercises,

ANS Exercise 3.1: VPN with a Windows 2012 R2 Customer Gateway and Static Routing
Luc van Donkersgoed - 16/03/2020

ANS Exercise 3.1: VPN with a Windows 2012 R2 Customer Gateway and Static Routing

In this exercise we will build a single VPN connection between a VPC and a 'datacenter', which we will also host in AWS. This is exercise 3.1 for the AWS Advanced Networking Specialty training. For

ANS Exercise 1.5: IPv4 Subnet Fundamentals
Luc van Donkersgoed - 17/01/2020

ANS Exercise 1.5: IPv4 Subnet Fundamentals

In this exercise we will look at the basics of subnets in AWS Virtual Private Cloud. We will examine CIDRs, reserved IP addresses and subnet strategies. This is exercise 1.5 for the AWS Advanced

ANS Exercise 1.2: VPC Peering
Luc van Donkersgoed - 06/01/2020

ANS Exercise 1.2: VPC Peering

In this exercise we will set up VPC peering within the same region. We will experiment with routes, referencing security groups in different VPCs, overlapping CIDRs, and transitive routing. In this