Create Security Group
Create a new VPC security group.

Resource Parameters

The following parameters are needed when following these steps to create a new security group with inbound rules.
  • VPC
  • Name
  • Description
  • Inbound Rules
    • Type
    • Source
Throughout this guide we use the following example Security Group parameters.
  • VPC
    • ID vpc-xxx with name my-vpc in region us-east-1
  • Name my-security-group
  • Description Allow Kafka clients and SSH access
  • Inbound Rules
    • Type TCP 9094 from source 0.0.0.0/0
    • Type SSH from source <My IP>

Create the Security Group

Navigate to the VPC Management Console and make sure you have selected the desired region in the upper right corner, such as US East (N. Virginia) us-east-1.
Under the Resources by Region section, select the Security Groups resource box to show your Security Groups.
Click Create security group and fill out the Create security group form with the following details:
VPC
my-vpc
Name
my-security-group
Description
Allow Kafka clients and SSH access
In the Inbound rules section, click Add rule and fill in the new inbound rule with the following details.
Type
TCP 9094
Source
0.0.0.0/0
In the Inbound rules section, click Add rule and fill in the new inbound rule with the following details.
Type
SSH
Source
<My IP>
Click Create security group.
Make sure to limit your security group inbound rules to least privilege, opening only the ports and source addresses necessary.
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