How to create a security group in AWS?

A security group acts as a virtual firewall for your instance to control inbound and outbound traffic. To create a new security group, complete the fields below.

Step 1: Log in to the AWS console.

Step 2: In the search bar type EC2 and navigate to the security group section, finally click on “Create security group”.

Step 3: Provide a name, description to the security group and select the VPC where you want to use this security group.

Step 4: Add security group rules for inbound and outbound traffic.

Step 5: Optionally add a tag and click “Create security group” to create a new security group in AWS.

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