Automating Infrastructure with Terraform

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This free project is part of the liveProject series Automating Infrastructure for an E-commerce Website with Terraform and AWS
basics of cloud, networking, databases,Terraform, and AWS
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building a VPC and Subnets • building Internet Gateway and NAT Gateway • editing security groups
Lionel Pulickal
1 week · 7-10 hours per week · INTERMEDIATE
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In this liveProject, you’ll build a basic foundation of network infrastructure using Terraform and AWS. You’ll start by setting up your local environment and creating a three-tier architecture network, then create routing and gateways, and finish up by testing your network’s connectivity and security.

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Lionel Pulickal
Lionel Pulickal works as a Cloud Infrastructure Analyst and has 23+years of experience in IT. He is experienced in creating solutions for a variety of business domains that include network management, second mortgage, financial, entertainment, supply chain, e-commerce, and insurance. He has worked for many big companies and also startups.


This liveProject is for developers and cloud engineers with a basic understanding of cloud essentials, networking basics, database basics, and backups. Some small costs ($10-$20) may be required to access AWS resources. To begin this liveProject you will need to be familiar with the following:

  • Basics of Terraform
  • Basics of AWS
  • Basics of networking
  • Understanding the CIDR notation of IP addressing
  • Creating an EC2 instance manually using the console

you will learn

In this liveProject, you’ll learn how to manually build a network infrastructure from scratch.

  • Building a VPC and subnets
  • Building Internet Gateway, NAT Gateway
  • Edit security groups to allow basic connectivity
  • Create a route table and configure it
  • Test infrastructure connectivity


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