Create the Security Group

3.1.1. Open the Amazon VPC console at

3.1.2. In the navigation pane, choose Security Groups.

3.1.3. Choose Create security group.

3.1.4. For the Security group name and Description type immersion-day-db. For VPC select your VPC ID My VPC, and choose Create security group.

RDS Create SG

3.1.5. For you security group immersion-day-db, choose Edit inbound rules.

RDS Select SG

3.1.6. In the dialog, choose Add Rule, add the following rules and Choose Save rules:

  • Type: MYSQL/Aurora
  • Protocol: TCP
  • Port Range: 3306
  • Source: Custom sg-XXXXXXX Type sg- and select the security group ID for Web Tier