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New Training: Plan for Transit Gateway Connectivity at AWS

by Team Nuggets
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Published on March 3, 2021

In this 5-video skill, CBT Nuggets trainer Bart Castle teaches you how to use the AWS Transit Gateway service to connect virtual private clouds (VPCs) together. Learn how to plan for Transit Gateway and how to implement and test network traffic flow across a VPC-to-VPC gateway. Watch this new AWS training.

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This training includes:

  • 5 videos

  • 27 minutes of training

You’ll learn these topics in this skill:

  • Introducing Transit Gateway

  • Configuring Transit Gateway

  • Sharing a Transit Gateway with an Organization

  • Attaching a Shared Transit Gateway

  • Testing Transit Gateway Connectivity

What is AWS Transit Gateway?

AWS Transit Gateway is a service that gives you the ability to create connections between all the Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) that exist across your AWS accounts as well as your on-premise networks. It can simplify your network architecture and lower your operational overhead while allowing you to manage connectivity from a central hub. You can look at it as a cloud router.

At the heart of a transit gateway are route tables. A route table includes the dynamic and static routes that determine how to route a packet. Each transit gateway has a default route table but can optionally have others as well.

You can manage your transit gateways through the following interfaces:

  • AWS Management Console

  • AWS Command-Line Interface (CLI)

  • AWS SDKs

  • Query API

You can associate each transit gateway attachment, which can include multiple VPCs, with one route table. Though you can associate each route table with many attachments.

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