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AWS CloudFormation
User Guide (API Version 2010-05-15)

AWS::EC2::EgressOnlyInternetGateway

The AWS::EC2::EgressOnlyInternetGateway resource creates an egress-only Internet gateway for your VPC (over IPv6 only). An egress-only Internet gateway enables outbound communication over IPv6 from instances in your VPC to the Internet. It also prevents hosts outside of your VPC from initiating an IPv6 connection with your instance.

Syntax

To declare this entity in your AWS CloudFormation template, use the following syntax:

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{ "Type": "AWS::EC2::EgressOnlyInternetGateway", "Properties": { "VpcId": String } }

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Type: "AWS::EC2::EgressOnlyInternetGateway" Properties: VpcId: String

Properties

VpcId

The ID of the VPC for which to create the egress-only Internet gateway.

Required: Yes

Type: String

Update requires: Replacement

Return Values

Ref

When the logical ID of this resource is provided to the Ref intrinsic function, Ref returns the ID of the egress-only Internet gateway (the physical resource ID).

For more information about using the Ref function, see Ref.

Example

The following example creates an egress-only Internet gateway for the specified VPC.

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{ "AWSTemplateFormatVersion": "2010-09-09", "Resources": { "myEgressOnlyInternetGateway": { "Type": "AWS::EC2::EgressOnlyInternetGateway", "Properties": { "VpcId": "vpc-1a2b3c4d" } } } }

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AWSTemplateFormatVersion: 2010-09-09 Resources: myEgressOnlyInternetGateway: Type: "AWS::EC2::EgressOnlyInternetGateway" Properties: VpcId: vpc-1a2b3c4d

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