Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
API Reference (API Version 2016-11-15)

DescribeCustomerGateways

Describes one or more of your VPN customer gateways.

For more information about VPN customer gateways, see AWS Managed VPN Connections in 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.

CustomerGatewayId.N

One or more customer gateway IDs.

Default: Describes all your customer gateways.

Type: Array of strings

Required: No

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

Filter.N

One or more filters.

  • bgp-asn - The customer gateway's Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) Autonomous System Number (ASN).

  • customer-gateway-id - The ID of the customer gateway.

  • ip-address - The IP address of the customer gateway's Internet-routable external interface.

  • state - The state of the customer gateway (pending | available | deleting | deleted).

  • type - The type of customer gateway. Currently, the only supported type is ipsec.1.

  • tag:<key> - The key/value combination of a tag assigned to the resource. Use the tag key in the filter name and the tag value as the filter value. For example, to find all resources that have a tag with the key Owner and the value TeamA, specify tag:Owner for the filter name and TeamA for the filter value.

  • tag-key - The key of a tag assigned to the resource. Use this filter to find all resources assigned a tag with a specific key, regardless of the tag value.

Type: Array of Filter objects

Required: No

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.

customerGatewaySet

Information about one or more customer gateways.

Type: Array of CustomerGateway objects

requestId

The ID of the request.

Type: String

Errors

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

Examples

Example 1

This example request describes the specified customer gateway.

Sample Request

https://ec2.amazonaws.com/?Action=DescribeCustomerGateways &CustomerGatewayId.1=cgw-b4dc3961 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<DescribeCustomerGatewaysResponse xmlns="http://ec2.amazonaws.com/doc/2016-11-15/"> <requestId>7a62c49f-347e-4fc4-9331-6e8eEXAMPLE</requestId> <customerGatewaySet> <item> <customerGatewayId>cgw-b4dc3961</customerGatewayId> <state>available</state> <type>ipsec.1</type> <ipAddress>12.1.2.3</ipAddress> <bgpAsn>65534</bgpasn> <tagSet/> </item> </customerGatewaySet> </DescribeCustomerGatewaysResponse>

Example 2

This example request uses filters to describe any customer gateway you own whose IP address is 12.1.2.3, and whose state is either pending or available.

Sample Request

https://ec2.amazonaws.com/?Action=DescribeCustomerGateways &Filter.1.Name=ip-address &Filter.1.Value.1=12.1.2.3 &Filter.2.Name=state &Filter.2.Value.1=pending &Filter.2.Value.2=available &AUTHPARAMS

See Also

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