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Create a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

Create a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

Difficulty Level
Lab Duration
30 Min
About Lab


A virtual private cloud (VPC) is a virtual network dedicated to your AWS account. It is logically isolated from other virtual networks in the AWS Cloud. You can launch your AWS resources, such as Amazon EC2 instances, into your VPC.

When you create a VPC, you must specify a range of IPv4 addresses for the VPC in the form of a Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR) block. For example, This is the primary CIDR block for your VPC.

During this lab, you will learn how to create a VPC and a subnet inside that VPC.

What Will You Learn?

Upon completion of this lab, you will be able to:

  • Create a VPC
  • Create a Subnet inside the VPC


No prior experience is required for performing this lab.

Lab Steps:

1. Launching Lab 

  • Click on Start Lab to generate credentials for AWS, it will start the lab.
  • Once the Lab is started, you will be provided with IAM Username, Password, & Login URL.
  • Click on the open console, AWS Management Console will open in a new tab.
  • In the AWS sign in page, the Account ID will be present by default.
  • Leave the Account ID as default. Do not remove or change