Tutorial: AWS / EC2 - Create a security group

Security groups (and AMI) are restricted to a region.

A security group in eu-west-1 is not available in eu-central-1.


You must create a security group by region.

Step 1: Connect to your AWS console

Go to AWS console.

Step 2: Go to EC2 dashboard


Step 3: Create a Security Groups

  1. Click on Security Groups
  2. Click on Create Security Group

Step 4: Fill the Security Groups

  1. Fill the name and the description with forward-proxy

  2. Fill the Inbound rule with:

    • Type: Custom TCP Rule
    • Port Range: 3128
    • Source: Anywhere
  3. Click on Create