Remember to add a new
Route Tables entry when creating a new VPC on AWS!
Today we’d like to talk about creating a new VPC (Virtual Private Cloud) on AWS and attaching an internet gateway to it. We did that, but still weren’t able to connect to the machine.
After a quick search through our VPC settings, we found that we forgot to add a new entry to
Route Tables. You need to create a new route with a
0.0.0.0/0 destination, which targets to your internet gateway, in order for Amazon to route your external traffic from VPC to the internet.
Łukasz, our Web Application Development Team Leader, provided today’s Developers’ Notes. We hope you enjoyed this little tidbit and will come back for more in the future!
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