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Working with VPC Flow Logs for Network Monitoring in AWS

Hands-On Lab


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This hands-on lab gives you the opportunity to work with VPC Flow Logs. It will teach various ways to review VPC Flow Logs and monitor networks. A common way people evaluate VPC Flow Logs is by sending them to CloudWatch. Once they're in CloudWatch, people can create metrics, then set alarms based on those metrics. Additionally, it's possible to export CloudWatch Logs to S3. In fact, it's possible to export VPC Flow Logs directly to S3. The advantages of this are cost savings and ease of use. In this hands-on lab, we will go through the process of exporting VPC Flow Logs to S3, as well as use Amazon Athena to query those Flow Logs.

What are Hands-On Labs?

Hands-On Labs are scenario-based learning environments where learners can practice without consequences. Don't compromise a system or waste money on expensive downloads. Practice real-world skills without the real-world risk, no assembly required.