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  • AWS Control Tower
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    First step to setting this up is getting an AWS account. If you already have one, then great!, Otherwise follow the instructions here to create and activate an AWS account. Login to your AWS account First step to setting any resources in AWS is to create a VPC To create VPC Navigate to Services Tab […]

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