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


Describes one or more of your egress-only internet gateways.

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


One or more egress-only internet gateway IDs.

Type: Array of strings

Required: No


The maximum number of results to return with a single call. To retrieve the remaining results, make another call with the returned nextToken value.

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 5. Maximum value of 255.

Required: No


The token for the next page of results.

Type: String

Required: No

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.


Information about the egress-only internet gateways.

Type: Array of EgressOnlyInternetGateway objects


The token to use to retrieve the next page of results. This value is null when there are no more results to return.

Type: String


The ID of the request.

Type: String


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



This example describes all of your egress-only internet gateways.

Sample Request &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<DescribeEgressOnlyInternetGatewaysResponse xmlns=""> <requestId>ec441b4c-357f-4483-b4a7-example</requestId> <egressOnlyInternetGatewaySet> <item> <attachmentSet> <item> <state>attached</state> <vpcId>vpc-0c62a468</vpcId> </item> </attachmentSet> <egressOnlyInternetGatewayId>eigw-015e0e244e24dfe8a</egressOnlyInternetGatewayId> </item> </egressOnlyInternetGatewaySet> </DescribeEgressOnlyInternetGatewaysResponse>

See Also

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