Google Cloud Skills Boost

Build and Secure Networks in Google Cloud

7 hours Advanced universal_currency_alt 28 Credits
Earn a skill badge by completing the Build and Secure Networks in Google Cloud quest, where you will learn about multiple networking-related resources to build, scale, and secure your applications on Google Cloud, including how to: Enable Identity-Aware Proxy, Create VPC networks, Create virtual machine instances with nginx web servers using Compute Engine, Create firewall rules to control internal and external access to your VMs, Configure, stress, and protect a multi-region HTTP application with an HTTP load balancer and Google Cloud Armor, Configure and test an internal TCP load balancer with a regional backend service.

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Badge for Build and Secure Networks in Google Cloud

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  • Lab

    Securing Virtual Machines using BeyondCorp Enterprise (BCE)

    In this lab, you will learn how you can use Identity-Aware Proxy (IAP) TCP forwarding to enable administrative access to VM instances that do not have external IP addresses or do not permit direct access over the internet.

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    Multiple VPC Networks

    In this lab, you create several VPC networks and VM instances and test connectivity across networks.

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    VPC Networks - Controlling Access

    In this lab, you create two nginx web servers and control external HTTP access to the web servers using tagged firewall rules. Then, you explore IAM policies and service accounts.

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    HTTP Load Balancer with Cloud Armor

    In this lab, you configure an HTTP Load Balancer with global backends. Then, you stress test the Load Balancer and blacklist the stress test IP with Cloud Armor.

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    Create an Internal Load Balancer

    In this lab, you create two managed instance groups in the same region. Then, you configure an Internal Load Balancer with the instances groups as the backends.

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    Build and Secure Networks in Google Cloud: Challenge Lab

    In this lab you will be challenged to secure remote SSH access and implement firewall rules.

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    Quest Info
    Prerequisites
    Prior to enrolling in this skill badge quest, it is recommended that you complete the the following quest:
    Available languages
    English, português (Brasil), español (Latinoamérica), français, and 日本語
    What do I do when I finish this quest?
    After finishing this quest, you can explore additional content in your learning path or browse the learning catalog.
    What badges can I earn?
    Upon finishing a quest, you will earn a badge of completion. Some quests test your ability to apply your knowledge via a final assessment challenge lab. For these quests, you will receive a skill badge. Badges can be viewed on your profile and shared with your social network.