AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Updates the description of an ingress (inbound) 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 UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsIngressAsync.

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


public abstract UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsIngressResponse UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsIngress(
         UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsIngressRequest request
Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsIngressRequest

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

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


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

To update an inbound security group rule description

var response = client.UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsIngress(new UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescriptionsIngressRequest 
    GroupId = "sg-123abc12",
    IpPermissions = new List {
        new IpPermission {
            FromPort = 22,
            IpProtocol = "tcp",
            ToPort = 22


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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