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

To create a service mesh using the AWS Management Console, complete the following steps. To create a service mesh using the AWS CLI version 1.16.266 or higher, see the example in the AWS CLI reference for the create-mesh command.

  1. Open the App Mesh console at

  2. Choose Create mesh.

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

  4. Choose Create mesh to finish.

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