AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Creates a VPC with the specified IPv4 CIDR block. The smallest VPC you can create uses a /28 netmask (16 IPv4 addresses), and the largest uses a /16 netmask (65,536 IPv4 addresses). To help you decide how big to make your VPC, see Your VPC and Subnets in the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud User Guide.

You can optionally request an Amazon-provided IPv6 CIDR block for the VPC. The IPv6 CIDR block uses a /56 prefix length, and is allocated from Amazon's pool of IPv6 addresses. You cannot choose the IPv6 range for your VPC.

By default, each instance you launch in the VPC has the default DHCP options, which includes only a default DNS server that we provide (AmazonProvidedDNS). For more information about DHCP options, see DHCP Options Sets in the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud User Guide.

You can specify the instance tenancy value for the VPC when you create it. You can't change this value for the VPC after you create it. For more information, see Dedicated Instances in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide.

Note:

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

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

Syntax

C#
public abstract CreateVpcResponse CreateVpc(
         CreateVpcRequest request
)
Parameters
request
Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.CreateVpcRequest

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

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

Examples

This example creates a VPC with the specified CIDR block.

To create a VPC


var response = client.CreateVpc(new CreateVpcRequest 
{
    CidrBlock = "10.0.0.0/16"
});

Vpc vpc = response.Vpc;

            

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

See Also