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authorize-security-group-egress

Note

To specify multiple rules in a single command use the --ip-permissions option

Description

[VPC only] Adds the specified egress rules to a security group for use with a VPC.

An outbound rule permits instances to send traffic to the specified destination IPv4 or IPv6 CIDR address ranges, or to the specified destination security groups for the same VPC.

You specify a protocol for each rule (for example, TCP). For the TCP and UDP protocols, you must also specify the destination port or port range. For the ICMP protocol, you must also specify the ICMP type and code. You can use -1 for the type or code to mean all types or all codes.

Rule changes are propagated to affected instances as quickly as possible. However, a small delay might occur.

For more information about VPC security group limits, see Amazon VPC Limits .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  authorize-security-group-egress
[--dry-run | --no-dry-run]
--group-id <value>
[--ip-permissions <value>]
[--protocol <value>]
[--port <value>]
[--cidr <value>]
[--source-group <value>]
[--group-owner <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--dry-run | --no-dry-run (boolean)

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 .

--group-id (string)

The ID of the security group.

--ip-permissions (list)

The sets of IP permissions. You can't specify a destination security group and a CIDR IP address range in the same set of permissions.

Shorthand Syntax:

FromPort=integer,IpProtocol=string,IpRanges=[{CidrIp=string,Description=string},{CidrIp=string,Description=string}],Ipv6Ranges=[{CidrIpv6=string,Description=string},{CidrIpv6=string,Description=string}],PrefixListIds=[{Description=string,PrefixListId=string},{Description=string,PrefixListId=string}],ToPort=integer,UserIdGroupPairs=[{Description=string,GroupId=string,GroupName=string,PeeringStatus=string,UserId=string,VpcId=string,VpcPeeringConnectionId=string},{Description=string,GroupId=string,GroupName=string,PeeringStatus=string,UserId=string,VpcId=string,VpcPeeringConnectionId=string}] ...

JSON Syntax:

[
  {
    "FromPort": integer,
    "IpProtocol": "string",
    "IpRanges": [
      {
        "CidrIp": "string",
        "Description": "string"
      }
      ...
    ],
    "Ipv6Ranges": [
      {
        "CidrIpv6": "string",
        "Description": "string"
      }
      ...
    ],
    "PrefixListIds": [
      {
        "Description": "string",
        "PrefixListId": "string"
      }
      ...
    ],
    "ToPort": integer,
    "UserIdGroupPairs": [
      {
        "Description": "string",
        "GroupId": "string",
        "GroupName": "string",
        "PeeringStatus": "string",
        "UserId": "string",
        "VpcId": "string",
        "VpcPeeringConnectionId": "string"
      }
      ...
    ]
  }
  ...
]

--protocol (string)

The IP protocol: tcp | udp | icmp

(VPC only) Use all to specify all protocols.

If this argument is provided without also providing the port argument, then it will be applied to all ports for the specified protocol.

--port (string)

For TCP or UDP: The range of ports to allow. A single integer or a range (min-max ).

For ICMP: A single integer or a range (type-code ) representing the ICMP type number and the ICMP code number respectively. A value of -1 indicates all ICMP codes for all ICMP types. A value of -1 just for type indicates all ICMP codes for the specified ICMP type.

--cidr (string)

The CIDR IP range.

--source-group (string)

The name or ID of the source security group.

--group-owner (string)

The AWS account ID that owns the source security group. Cannot be used when specifying a CIDR IP address.

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Examples

To add a rule that allows outbound traffic to a specific address range

This example command adds a rule that grants access to the specified address ranges on TCP port 80.

Command (Linux):

aws ec2 authorize-security-group-egress --group-id sg-1a2b3c4d --ip-permissions IpProtocol=tcp,FromPort=80,ToPort=80,IpRanges='[{CidrIp=10.0.0.0/16}]'

Command (Windows):

aws ec2 authorize-security-group-egress --group-id sg-1a2b3c4d --ip-permissions IpProtocol=tcp,FromPort=80,ToPort=80,IpRanges=[{CidrIp=10.0.0.0/16}]

To add a rule that allows outbound traffic to a specific security group

This example command adds a rule that grants access to the specified security group on TCP port 80.

Command (Linux):

aws ec2 authorize-security-group-egress --group-id sg-1a2b3c4d --ip-permissions IpProtocol=tcp,FromPort=80,ToPort=80,UserIdGroupPairs='[{GroupId=sg-4b51a32f}]'

Command (Windows):

aws ec2 authorize-security-group-egress --group-id sg-1a2b3c4d --ip-permissions IpProtocol=tcp,FromPort=80,ToPort=80,UserIdGroupPairs=[{GroupId=sg-4b51a32f}]

Output

None