CreateConnection - AWS Network Manager


Creates a connection between two devices. The devices can be a physical or virtual appliance that connects to a third-party appliance in a VPC, or a physical appliance that connects to another physical appliance in an on-premises network.

Request Syntax

POST /global-networks/globalNetworkId/connections HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "ConnectedDeviceId": "string", "ConnectedLinkId": "string", "Description": "string", "DeviceId": "string", "LinkId": "string", "Tags": [ { "Key": "string", "Value": "string" } ] }

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The ID of the global network.

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The ID of the second device in the connection.

Type: String

Required: Yes


The ID of the link for the second device.

Type: String

Required: No


A description of the connection.

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 256 characters.

Type: String

Required: No


The ID of the first device in the connection.

Type: String

Required: Yes


The ID of the link for the first device.

Type: String

Required: No


The tags to apply to the resource during creation.

Type: Array of Tag objects

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "Connection": { "ConnectedDeviceId": "string", "ConnectedLinkId": "string", "ConnectionArn": "string", "ConnectionId": "string", "CreatedAt": number, "Description": "string", "DeviceId": "string", "GlobalNetworkId": "string", "LinkId": "string", "State": "string", "Tags": [ { "Key": "string", "Value": "string" } ] } }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


Information about the connection.

Type: Connection object


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


You do not have sufficient access to perform this action.

HTTP Status Code: 403


There was a conflict processing the request. Updating or deleting the resource can cause an inconsistent state.

HTTP Status Code: 409


The request has failed due to an internal error.

HTTP Status Code: 500


A service limit was exceeded.

HTTP Status Code: 402


The request was denied due to request throttling.

HTTP Status Code: 429


The input fails to satisfy the constraints.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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