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Is my VPC isolated from other clients/accounts? In short: Yes. You get your own network that is logically separated from from the other AWS customers and whatever (RFC1918 or other) ip-address range you decide on using, within that VPC you don't share ip-addresses with anybody else. See this introduction. Would it be possible for other EC2 instances ...


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Instead of trying to dereference the AWSELB cookie, instead, have the EC2 instance tell you it's instance ID. When your web server is processing a request: Get the instance ID from the EC2 instance metadata: http://169.254.169.254/latest/meta-data/instance-id Include the instance ID in a header returned to the client. On the client, inspect the response ...


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No one will fake your IP range to get pass a firewall. The only way to do this is easily if your app is all UDP. That said just allowing your office's IP in is the first start. You might want to expand on that as the company grows. Like does everyone in the office need access to the whole AWS VPC? If not then you are looking at site to site VPN connection ...



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