AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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[EC2-VPC only] Updates the description of an egress (outbound) security group rule. You can replace an existing description, or add a description to a rule that did not have one previously.

You specify the description as part of the IP permissions structure. You can remove a description for a security group rule by omitting the description parameter in the request.


For PCL this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsEgressAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.EC2
Assembly: AWSSDK.EC2.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public virtual UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsEgressResponse UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsEgress(
         UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsEgressRequest request
Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsEgressRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsEgress service method.

Return Value
The response from the UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsEgress service method, as returned by EC2.

Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

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