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Ping An AWS EC2 Instance From The Local Machine


  1. Add inbound rules in the security group.
  2. Enable an inbound rule in Windows Firewall Defender.

Add Inbound Rules In The Security Group

TypeProtocolPort rangeSourceIP address
Custom ICMP - IPv4Echo ReplyN/ACustom0.0.0.0/0

Picture showing the inbound rules of the security group

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Enable An Inbound Rule In Windows Firewall Defender

Picture showing enabling the File and Printer Sharing (Echo Request - ICMPv4 - In) inbound rule for Windows Firewall Defender

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Ping EC2 Instance

Picture showing pinging the EC2 instance from local machine

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Posted By  -  Karan Gupta
Posted On  -  Wednesday, March 30, 2022


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