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API Reference (API Version 2016-11-15)

AttachInternetGateway

Attaches an Internet gateway to a VPC, enabling connectivity between the Internet and the VPC. For more information about your VPC and Internet gateway, see the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud User Guide.

Request Parameters

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

InternetGatewayId

The ID of the Internet gateway.

Type: String

Required: Yes

VpcId

The ID of the VPC.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.

requestId

The ID of the request.

Type: String

return

Is true if the request succeeds, and an error otherwise.

Type: Boolean

Errors

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

Example

Example

This example attaches the Internet gateway with the ID igw-eaad4883 to the VPC with the ID vpc-11ad4878.

Sample Request

https://ec2.amazonaws.com/?Action=AttachInternetGateway &InternetGatewayId=igw-eaad4883 &VpcId=vpc-11ad4878 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<AttachInternetGatewayResponse xmlns="http://ec2.amazonaws.com/doc/2016-11-15/"> <requestId>59dbff89-35bd-4eac-99ed-be587EXAMPLE</requestId> <return>true</return> </AttachInternetGatewayResponse>

See Also

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