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Part 4: Configure Amazon EC2 Access to the Amazon Redshift Cluster

After creating and configuring your Amazon EC2 loader instance, you must configure Amazon EC2 access.

Configure your security groups so that the new Amazon EC2 instance can access the Amazon Redshift host and port. The ports that are accessible vary based on the configuration of your security groups.

An easy way to provide access to the Amazon Redshift cluster is to add a new inbound rule to the Amazon Redshift security group. This rule provides the Amazon EC2 instance security group access to the Amazon Redshift port. In the following example, the second of the two rules listed is a new rule that was created to give access to Amazon Redshift.


					Noting the public DNS value in the Amazon EC2 console for a loader instance used by Amazon Redshift.