AWS::ElastiCache::SecurityGroup - AWS CloudFormation


The AWS::ElastiCache::SecurityGroup resource creates a cache security group. For more information about cache security groups, go to CacheSecurityGroups in the Amazon ElastiCache User Guide or go to CreateCacheSecurityGroup in the Amazon ElastiCache API Reference Guide.

For more information, see CreateCacheSubnetGroup.


To declare this entity in your AWS CloudFormation template, use the following syntax:


{ "Type" : "AWS::ElastiCache::SecurityGroup", "Properties" : { "Description" : String, "Tags" : [ Tag, ... ] } }


Type: AWS::ElastiCache::SecurityGroup Properties: Description: String Tags: - Tag



A description for the cache security group.

Required: Yes

Type: String

Update requires: No interruption


A tag that can be added to an ElastiCache security group. Tags are composed of a Key/Value pair. You can use tags to categorize and track all your security groups. A tag with a null Value is permitted.

Required: No

Type: List of Tag

Update requires: No interruption

Return values


When the logical ID of this resource is provided to the Ref intrinsic function, Ref returns the resource name.

For more information about using the Ref function, see Ref.