AWS VPC Scenario 2 Network Walkthrough

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AWS Example Network

Amazon’s VPC Scenario 2 is the classic network architecture. It can support public-facing and private components.

Resources Created

  • A vpc.
  • An internet_gateway.
  • A public_subnet.
  • A private_subnet.
  • A public_subnet_routetable.
  • A private_subnet_routetable.
  • A route_public_subnet_internet_gateway.
  • A nat_gateway_ip – created with the update-blueprint.yaml.
  • A nat_gateway – created with the update-blueprint.yaml.
  • A route_private_subnet_nat_gateway – created with the update-blueprint.yaml.


Tested with:

  • Cloudify 4.2

Pre-installation steps

Upload the required plugins:

Check the blueprint for the exact version of the plugin.
If you do not provide your own deployment inputs below, you must add these secrets to your Cloudify Manager tenant:

  • aws_access_key_id
  • aws_secret_access_key
  • ec2_region_name, such as us-east-1.
  • ec2_region_endpoint, such as
  • availability_zone, such as us-east-1c.


On your Cloudify Manager, navigate to Local Blueprints select Upload.
Right-click and copy URL. Paste where it says Enter blueprint url. Provide a blueprint name, such as examples-network in the field labeled blueprint name. Select simple-blueprint.yaml from Blueprint filename menu.
After the new blueprint has been created, click the Deploy button.
Navigate to Deployments, find your new deployment, select Install from the workflow‘s menu. At this stage, you may provide your own values for any of the default deployment inputs.

Update Deployment

In order to provide outbound internet access to the private subnet, you can update the deployment.
Navigate to Deployments, find your deployment, click on it. Once the deployment’s page has loaded, click the Update Deployment button. Right-click and copy URL. Paste where it says Enter new blueprint url. This time, select update-blueprint.yaml from Blueprint filename menu.


Navigate to the deployment and select Uninstall. When the uninstall workflow is finished, select Delete deployment.

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