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API Reference (API Version 2016-11-15)

CreateRouteTable

Creates a route table for the specified VPC. After you create a route table, you can add routes and associate the table with a subnet.

For more information about route tables, see Route Tables in the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud User Guide.

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.

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.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.

requestId

The ID of the request.

Type: String

routeTable

Information about the route table.

Type: RouteTable object

Errors

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

Examples

Example 1

This example creates a route table for the VPC with the ID vpc-11ad4878. By default, every route table includes a local route that enables traffic to flow within the VPC. The following response shows that route.

Sample Request

https://ec2.amazonaws.com/?Action=CreateRouteTable
&VpcId=vpc-11ad4878
&AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<CreateRouteTableResponse xmlns="http://ec2.amazonaws.com/doc/2016-11-15/">
   <requestId>59dbff89-35bd-4eac-99ed-be587EXAMPLE</requestId> 
   <routeTable>
      <routeTableId>rtb-f9ad4890</routeTableId>
      <vpcId>vpc-11ad4878</vpcId>
      <routeSet>
         <item>
            <destinationCidrBlock>10.0.0.0/22</destinationCidrBlock>
            <gatewayId>local</gatewayId>
            <state>active</state>
         </item>
      </routeSet>
      <associationSet/>
      <tagSet/>
   </routeTable>
</CreateRouteTableResponse>

Example 2

This example creates a route table for a VPC that has an associated IPv6 CIDR block. The route table includes a local route that enables IPv6 traffic to flow within the VPC.

Sample Request

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

Sample Response

<CreateRouteTableResponse xmlns="http://ec2.amazonaws.com/doc/2016-11-15/">
   <requestId>59dbff89-35bd-4eac-99ed-be587EXAMPLE</requestId> 
   <routeTable>
        <routeTableId>rtb-8bda6cef</routeTableId>
        <vpcId>vpc-1a2b3c4d</vpcId>
        <routeSet>
            <item>
                <destinationCidrBlock>10.0.0.0/16</destinationCidrBlock>
                <gatewayId>local</gatewayId>
                <state>active</state>
                <origin>CreateRouteTable</origin>
            </item>
            <item>
                <destinationIpv6CidrBlock>2001:db8:1234:1a00::/56</destinationIpv6CidrBlock>
                <gatewayId>local</gatewayId>
                <state>active</state>
                <origin>CreateRouteTable</origin>
            </item>
        </routeSet>
        <associationSet/>
        <propagatingVgwSet/>
        <tagSet/>
    </routeTable></CreateRouteTableResponse>

See Also

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