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Create a New RDS Security Group


To create a new RDS database security group.


Once you create an RDS Security Group, you can add a CIDR IP or standard EC2 Security group to it. 


Step 1:  Navigation

  • Navigate to:  CloudsAWSRDS Security Groups

Step 2:  Create and save your group

To create a new RDS Security Group, specify the following parameters:

  • Group name - Provide a name for the security group. It must begin with a letter; must contain only ASCII letters, digits, and hyphens; and must not end with a hyphen or contain two consecutive hyphens.
  • Group description - Brief description about the security group. (Required)
  • VPC - The Virtual Private Cloud you would like to associate to this group.
Clouds > AWS Region > RDS Security Groups > New

Post Tutorial Steps

Increasing security for your RDS Security Group (adding CIDR IP and/or EC2 Security Groups)


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