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How to configure VPC peering in AWS? 

How to configure VPC peering in AWS? 

Normally network traffic blocked between VPCs.A VPC peering connection is a networking connection between two VPCs that enables you to route traffic between them using private IP addresses.

You can create a VPC peering connection between your own VPCs, or with a VPC in another AWS account. In both cases, the VPCs must be in the same region.

In this article we will see 2 scenarios , First create a VPC peering connection within same AWS accout , and other scenario is creating VPC peering with another AWS account VPC.

Remember VPC address should not overlap

1.VPC Peering with same account same region. Now we have 2 VPCs findout-prod and findout-dev lets create VPC peering between these 2 VPCs.

Scenario 1:

In VPC Dashboard . Already VPC created.

In VPC dashboard select peering connection

Click “create Peering connection”

Select findout-dev as requester  . That you can choose.

Click Create peering connection . Now VPC peering has been created.

Here you can find all the detail about peering connection.

Note : Here Requester and Accepter are same AWS account.But still you need to accept since different VPCs.

Click Yes , Accept request

Now the status vpc peering connection status turned to active . Once you make entry in route table network can communicated with network


All the steps are same except one field. Instead of my account select Another AWS account and enter AWS account ID .


Thats all! Thanks.




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