Identical Ingress and egress security group rule where remote is the security group itself

asked 2016-09-21 07:56:39 -0500

keanesf gravatar image

updated 2016-09-21 09:32:37 -0500

In a security group called test

I have the following rule:

Direction Ether Type IP Protocol Port Range Remote

Ingress IPv4 Any - test

If I add an identical egress rule what is the impact if any?

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I know this question is old but I'm a newcomer to the group and have the same question. My host creates a security group called "default" that includes Ingress rules for Any with a remote security group of "default". I don't understand the purpose of this recursive reference.

TonyG gravatar imageTonyG ( 2018-08-01 14:25:26 -0500 )edit