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Why use a VPC on AWS?


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  • cPanelMichael
    Hello, VPC makes the network configuration a straightforward process, which is useful when installing and using cPanel. Amazon documents VPC at: What is Amazon VPC? - Amazon Virtual Private Cloud This section in-particular lists several reasons why it's beneficial: By launching your instances into a VPC instead of EC2-Classic, you gain the ability to: [LIST]
  • Assign static private IP addresses to your instances that persist across starts and stops
  • Assign multiple IP addresses to your instances
  • Define network interfaces, and attach one or more network interfaces to your instances
  • Change security group membership for your instances while they're running
  • Control the outbound traffic from your instances (egress filtering) in addition to controlling the inbound traffic to them (ingress filtering)
  • Add an additional layer of access control to your instances in the form of network access control lists (ACL)
  • Run your instances on single-tenant hardware
    You may also find the following document helpful: How to Build a Hosting Environment on Amazon AWS - cPanel Knowledge Base - cPanel Documentation Thank you.
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