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API Reference (API Version 2016-11-15)

CreateEgressOnlyInternetGateway

[IPv6 only] Creates an egress-only Internet gateway for your VPC. An egress-only Internet gateway is used to enable outbound communication over IPv6 from instances in your VPC to the Internet, and prevents hosts outside of your VPC from initiating an IPv6 connection with your instance.

Request Parameters

The following parameters are for this specific action. For more information about required and optional parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Query Parameters.

ClientToken

Unique, case-sensitive identifier you provide to ensure the idempotency of the request. For more information, see How to Ensure Idempotency.

Type: String

Required: No

DryRun

Checks whether you have the required permissions for the action, without actually making the request, and provides an error response. If you have the required permissions, the error response is DryRunOperation. Otherwise, it is UnauthorizedOperation.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

VpcId

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

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.

clientToken

Unique, case-sensitive identifier you provide to ensure the idempotency of the request.

Type: String

egressOnlyInternetGateway

Information about the egress-only Internet gateway.

Type: EgressOnlyInternetGateway object

requestId

The ID of the request.

Type: String

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

Example

Example

This example creates an egress-only Internet gateway in VPC vpc-1a2b3c4d.

Sample Request

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https://ec2.amazonaws.com/?Action=CreateEgressOnlyInternetGateway &VpcId=vpc-1a2b3c4d &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

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<CreateEgressOnlyInternetGatewayResponse xmlns="http://ec2.amazonaws.com/doc/2016-11-15/"> <requestId>c617595f-6c29-4a00-a941-example</requestId> <egressOnlyInternetGateway> <attachmentSet> <item> <state>attached</state> <vpcId>vpc-1a2b3c4d</vpcId> </item> </attachmentSet> <egressOnlyInternetGatewayId>eigw-01eadbd45ecd7943f</egressOnlyInternetGatewayId> </egressOnlyInternetGateway> </CreateEgressOnlyInternetGatewayResponse>

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: