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create-internet-gateway

Description

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

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

See also: AWS API Documentation

Synopsis

  create-internet-gateway
[--dry-run | --no-dry-run]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--dry-run | --no-dry-run (boolean)

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 .

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

Examples

To create an Internet gateway

This example creates an Internet gateway.

Command:

aws ec2 create-internet-gateway

Output:

{
    "InternetGateway": {
        "Tags": [],
        "InternetGatewayId": "igw-c0a643a9",
        "Attachments": []
    }
}

Output

InternetGateway -> (structure)

Information about the Internet gateway.

Attachments -> (list)

Any VPCs attached to the Internet gateway.

(structure)

Describes the attachment of a VPC to an Internet gateway or an egress-only Internet gateway.

State -> (string)

The current state of the attachment.

VpcId -> (string)

The ID of the VPC.

InternetGatewayId -> (string)

The ID of the Internet gateway.

Tags -> (list)

Any tags assigned to the Internet gateway.

(structure)

Describes a tag.

Key -> (string)

The key of the tag.

Constraints: Tag keys are case-sensitive and accept a maximum of 127 Unicode characters. May not begin with aws:

Value -> (string)

The value of the tag.

Constraints: Tag values are case-sensitive and accept a maximum of 255 Unicode characters.