AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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[EC2-VPC only] Updates the description of an egress (outbound) security group rule. You can replace an existing description, or add a description to a rule that did not have one previously.

You specify the description as part of the IP permissions structure. You can remove a description for a security group rule by omitting the description parameter in the request.


For .NET Core and PCL this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsEgressAsync.

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


public virtual UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsEgressResponse UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsEgress(
         UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsEgressRequest request
Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsEgressRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsEgress service method, as returned by EC2.


This example updates the description for the specified security group rule.

To update an outbound security group rule description

var response = client.UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsEgress(new UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsEgressRequest 
    GroupId = "sg-123abc12",
    IpPermissions = new List {
        new IpPermission {
            FromPort = 80,
            IpProtocol = "tcp",
            ToPort = 80


Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

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