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Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
API Reference (API Version 2016-11-15)

CreateInternetGateway

Creates an Internet gateway for use with a VPC. After creating the Internet gateway, you attach it to a VPC using AttachInternetGateway.

For more information about your VPC and Internet gateway, see the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud User Guide.

Request Parameters

For more information about required and optional parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Query Parameters.

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

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.

internetGateway

Information about the Internet gateway.

Type: InternetGateway object

requestId

The ID of the request.

Type: String

Errors

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

Example

Example

This example creates an Internet gateway.

Sample Request

https://ec2.amazonaws.com/?Action=CreateInternetGateway
&AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<CreateInternetGatewayResponse xmlns="http://ec2.amazonaws.com/doc/2016-11-15/">
   <requestId>59dbff89-35bd-4eac-99ed-be587EXAMPLE</requestId> 
   <internetGateway>
      <internetGatewayId>igw-eaad4883</internetGatewayId>
      <attachmentSet/>
      <tagSet/>
   </internetGateway>
</CreateInternetGatewayResponse>

See Also

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