AttachVpnGateway - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud


Attaches a virtual private gateway to a VPC. You can attach one virtual private gateway to one VPC at a time.

For more information, see AWS Site-to-Site VPN in the AWS Site-to-Site VPN 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.


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


The ID of the VPC.

Type: String

Required: Yes


The ID of the virtual private gateway.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.


Information about the attachment.

Type: VpcAttachment object


The ID of the request.

Type: String


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common client error codes.



This example attaches the virtual private gateway with the ID vgw-8db04f81 to the VPC with the ID vpc-1a2b3c4d.

Sample Request &VpnGatewayId=vgw-8db04f81 &VpcId=vpc-1a2b3c4d &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<AttachVpnGatewayResponse xmlns=""> <requestId>7a62c49f-347e-4fc4-9331-6e8eEXAMPLE</requestId> <attachment> <vpcId>vpc-1a2b3c4d</vpcId> <state>attaching</state> </attachment> </AttachVpnGatewayResponse>

See Also

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