AWS App Mesh
User Guide

Service Meshes

A service mesh is a logical boundary for network traffic between the services that reside within it.

After you create your service mesh, you can create virtual services, virtual nodes, virtual routers, and routes to distribute traffic between the applications in your mesh.

Creating a Service Mesh

This topic helps you to create a new service mesh.

To create a new service mesh with the AWS Management Console

  1. Open the App Mesh console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/appmesh/.

  2. Choose Create mesh.

  3. For Mesh name, specify a name for your service mesh.

  4. Choose Create mesh to finish.

To create a new service mesh with the AWS CLI

  • The following example AWS CLI command creates a service mesh named simpleapp.

    aws appmesh create-mesh --mesh-name simpleapp

    Note

    You must use at least version 1.16.133 of the AWS CLI with App Mesh. To install the latest version of the AWS CLI, see Installing the AWS Command Line Interface in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide.

    For more information about creating service meshes with the AWS CLI, see create-mesh in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide.

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