AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Creates a route in a route table within a VPC.

You must specify either a destination CIDR block or a prefix list ID. You must also specify exactly one of the resources from the parameter list.

When determining how to route traffic, we use the route with the most specific match. For example, traffic is destined for the IPv4 address, and the route table includes the following two IPv4 routes:

Both routes apply to the traffic destined for However, the second route in the list covers a smaller number of IP addresses and is therefore more specific, so we use that route to determine where to target the traffic.

For more information about route tables, see Route tables in the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud User Guide.


This is an asynchronous operation using the standard naming convention for .NET 4.5 or higher. For .NET 3.5 the operation is implemented as a pair of methods using the standard naming convention of BeginCreateRoute and EndCreateRoute.

Namespace: Amazon.EC2
Assembly: AWSSDK.EC2.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public virtual Task<CreateRouteResponse> CreateRouteAsync(
         CreateRouteRequest request,
         CancellationToken cancellationToken


Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.CreateRouteRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the CreateRoute service method.

Type: System.Threading.CancellationToken

A cancellation token that can be used by other objects or threads to receive notice of cancellation.

Return Value

The response from the CreateRoute service method, as returned by EC2.

Version Information

.NET Core App:
Supported in: 3.1

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 2.0

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5

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