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API Reference (API Version 2016-11-15)

EnableVpcClassicLink

Enables a VPC for ClassicLink. You can then link EC2-Classic instances to your ClassicLink-enabled VPC to allow communication over private IP addresses. You cannot enable your VPC for ClassicLink if any of your VPC's route tables have existing routes for address ranges within the 10.0.0.0/8 IP address range, excluding local routes for VPCs in the 10.0.0.0/16 and 10.1.0.0/16 IP address ranges. For more information, see ClassicLink in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide.

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

The following elements are returned by the service.

requestId

The ID of the request.

Type: String

return

Returns true if the request succeeds; otherwise, it returns an error.

Type: Boolean

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

This example enables vpc-8888888 for ClassicLink.

https://ec2.amazonaws.com/?Action=EnableVpcClassicLink
&VpcId=vpc-8888888
&AUTHPARAMS
<EnableVpcClassicLinkResponse xmlns="http://ec2.amazonaws.com/doc/2016-11-15/">
   <requestId>59dbff89-35bd-4eac-99ed-be587EXAMPLE</requestId> 
   <return>true</return>
</EnableVpcClassicLinkResponse>

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