fedora 16 AMI on EC2

Dennis Gilmore dennis at ausil.us
Tue Dec 20 06:24:05 UTC 2011


El Mon, 19 Dec 2011 20:07:31 -0800
Garrett Holmstrom <gholms at fedoraproject.org> escribió:
> On 2011-12-19 10:05, Jared K. Smith wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 1:00 PM, Sandeep
> > Dixit<sdixit at ohioedge.com>  wrote:
> >> Yes  - the instance is associated with the "default" security group
> >> and the "decault" security group has a rule 0.0.0.0 - port 80 /
> >> http
> >
> > I think Steve was referring to the iptables firewall on Linux
> > itself.
> 
> It is my understanding that EC2 images generally have their inbuilt 
> firewalls turned off because people are expected to use security
> groups instead.  Is this correct?  If so, how can I help that happen
> for the next Fedora release's EC2 images?

correct me if im wrong but i thought that the amazon security groups
only protects you from whats outside of amazons network. the hosts
firewall protects you from being attacked from inside of ec2.

Dennis



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