Building a custom VPC

When building a VPC according to your requirements, the first step would be to log in to the AWS console and choose the correct region. We have already discussed how to choose a region in Chapter 2, The Fundamentals of Amazon Web Services, under the Choosing availability zones and regions section. After logging in, we can search for VPC and select it. For ease of access to VPC management across regions, we can always remember the naming schema that AWS uses in their URL, which as the follows:

https://{region}.console.aws.amazon.com/vpc/home?region={region}

For example, the US East (Ohio) region is also referred to as us-east-2, so the URL for the Ohio region would be as follows:

https://us-east-2.console.aws.amazon.com/vpc/home?region= ...

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