SetSecurityGroups - Elastic Load Balancing


Associates the specified security groups with the specified Application Load Balancer. The specified security groups override the previously associated security groups.

You can't specify a security group for a Network Load Balancer or Gateway Load Balancer.

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.


The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the load balancer.

Type: String

Required: Yes


The IDs of the security groups.

Type: Array of strings

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following element is returned by the service.


The IDs of the security groups associated with the load balancer.

Type: Array of strings


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


The requested configuration is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified security group does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified load balancer does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Associate a security group with a load balancer

This example associates the specified security group with the specified load balancer.

Sample Request &LoadBalancerArn=arn:aws:elasticloadbalancing:us-west-2:123456789012:loadbalancer/app/my-load-balancer/50dc6c495c0c9188 &SecurityGroups.member.1=sg-5943793c &Version=2015-12-01 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<SetSecurityGroupsResponse xmlns=""> <SetSecurityGroupsResult> <SecurityGroupIds> <member>sg-5943793c</member> </SecurityGroupIds> </SetSecurityGroupsResult> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>a127426b-f3ab-11e5-9192-3fff33344cfa</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </SetSecurityGroupsResponse>

See Also

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