Networking & Content Delivery

Category: Amazon VPC

Introduction to Traffic Mirroring to GWLB Endpoints as Target

Network architects need the ability to gain insights into real-time traffic between different resources within their VPCs. Since the announcement of VPC Traffic Mirroring in 2019, the VPC feature has provided this by copying network traffic from elastic networking interfaces (ENIs) on customer’s instances as source, and then sending the traffic to a destination target […]

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Analyze Network Traffic of Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) by CIDR blocks

This post was co-written by Abhijit Rajeshirke, Solutions Architect at AWS; Charu Singh, Software Development Engineer at AWS; and Hooman Rashedi, Principal Solution Architect at Presidio AWS enterprise customers are using hundreds of accounts and Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) to segment their workloads and expand their footprint. This level of scale can lead […]

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Collecting AWS networking information in large multi-account environments

Many organizations need to review or audit networking information within AWS environments that contain multiple AWS accounts. At scale, questions such as “which accounts have Internet access enabled?”, “which account owns the Elastic IP 198.51.100.101?” and, “what are the IP addresses of my NAT gateways?” can be challenging to answer. Traditionally, within an individual account, […]

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AWS Networking and Content Delivery Recap of re:Invent 2021

Happy 2022 AWS Networking & Content Delivery enthusiasts! In December 2021, AWS hosted its 10th annual re:Invent conference. The Networking & Content Delivery team had 14 unique breakout sessions that were recorded and can be found on this playlist. In addition to these sessions, the Networking team had a leadership session presented by David Brown, […]

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Managing IP pools across VPCs and Regions using Amazon VPC IP Address Manager

Since the inception of IP networks, network engineers and operators have sought systems, solutions, and procedures to help them efficiently plan and manage IP spaces. AWS recently launched a new service named Amazon VPC IP Address Manager (IPAM) to make it easier for you to plan, track, and monitor IP addresses for your AWS workloads. […]

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Continuous verification of network compliance using Amazon VPC Network Access Analyzer and AWS Security Hub

Introduction As your distributed application teams operate network infrastructure, it can be challenging for central security, networking, or cloud operations teams to determine whether the correct network controls are in place. Network controls, such as firewall rules, NAT Gateways, network access control lists (ACL’s), security groups, and network segmentation, serve as a critical first line […]

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Introducing IPv6-only subnets and EC2 instances

In June 2021, we announced our continued commitment and innovation towards the enablement of IPv6 on AWS. Today, we take a monumental step forward with the ability to create an IPv6-only architecture on AWS. With this launch, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) now allows you to create IPv6-only subnets in your dual-stack VPCs and launch […]

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Dual-stack IPv6 architectures for AWS and hybrid networks

Introduction An increasing number of organizations are adopting IPv6 in their environments, driven by the public IPv4 space exhaustion, private IPv4 scarcity, especially within large-scale networks, and the need to provide service availability to IPv6-only clients. An intermediary step in the path to fully supporting IPv6 are dual-stack IPv4/IPv6 designs, which leverage both versions of […]

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Automate Networking foundation in multi-account environments

As AWS customers adopt multi-account strategies, they need to have cross-account networking in their AWS environment. They also need to extend their network across multiple AWS Regions when creating multi-Region applications or disaster recovery environments. AWS has many services and features that allow you do to exactly that with great flexibility. But for users that […]

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Introduction to Network Transformation on AWS – Part 2

Introduction This blog post is a continuation of Introduction to Network Transformation on AWS – Part 1. To recap, as your organization begins to embrace cloud, you extend your network to AWS using a hybrid connectivity architecture. When we work with customers, we see that their network traffic patterns have been changing as more applications […]

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