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VPC DHCP Options


Due to RightScale Legacy Platform deprecation, this section covering Amazon Web Services Virtual Private Clouds (VPC) is no longer valid. Please see the Network Manager section for current information on creating and managing AWS VPCs.

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Instances you launch within your VPC utilize private (not public) IP addresses. By default, all instances launched within your VPC receive an unresolvable hostname assigned by AWS. You can however specify your own Domain name (e.g. and use up to four of your own domain name servers. In order to do so, you must create DHCP options. DHCP options are treated as a "set" of information. See Amazon for current pricing information.

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  • New DHCP Options - Create DHCP options for automated IP addressing of instances launched in your VPC/subnet. The webform will present you with the following fields: Name, Domain Name, Domain Name Servers, NTP Servers, Netbios Name Servers, Netbios Node Type and a Description.
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