Flexible Engine - Getting Started Guide

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Step 3 : Network creation – Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) and Subnet

In this third step, we will create the network infrastructure in order to connect the future machines.

Go to  Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), and click on  Create VPC.


A new tab will open to fill in the VPC information. A VPC is an isolated virtual private network that you can configure as you wish. A VPC has an IP range that it shares between its subnets. VPCs are not linked to each other, so they can have identical addressing schemes. When the VPC is created, it is also asked to create the first subnet. We will indicate this information for our VPC and subnet creation.

  • Name (VPC) : guide-vpc
  • VPC CIDR : 168.0.0 /16
  • AZ : For Availability Zone indicates the location of the Datacenter. Choose one and use it until the end of the guide (example: “eu-west-0b” for Datacenter B in Europe)
  • Name : front-subnet
  • CIDR : 168.0.0 /24
  • Gateway : 168.0.1
  • DHCP : Enabled


You are redirected to the page listing all your VPCs.  By clicking on the VPC “guide-vpc” you will be able to consult the information related to it.

The Subnet category allows you to access the table of active subnets


We are going to create the second subnet by click on Create Subnet.


The second subnet will be for the back network:

  • AZ : same as previous one
  • Name : back-subnet
  • CIDR : 168.100.0 /24
  • Gateway : 168.100.1
  • DHCP : Enable


 Click on OK to validate


After validation, the list will display the 2 subnets of your VPC:


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