AcceptVpcPeeringConnection - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
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Accept a VPC peering connection request. To accept a request, the VPC peering connection must be in the pending-acceptance state, and you must be the owner of the peer VPC. Use DescribeVpcPeeringConnections to view your outstanding VPC peering connection requests.

For an inter-Region VPC peering connection request, you must accept the VPC peering connection in the Region of the accepter VPC.

Request Parameters

The following parameters are for this specific action. For more information about required and optional parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Query Parameters.


Checks whether you have the required permissions for the action, without actually making the request, and provides an error response. If you have the required permissions, the error response is DryRunOperation. Otherwise, it is UnauthorizedOperation.

Type: Boolean

Required: No


The ID of the VPC peering connection. You must specify this parameter in the request.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.


The ID of the request.

Type: String


Information about the VPC peering connection.

Type: VpcPeeringConnection object


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common client error codes.



This example accepts the specified VPC peering connection request.

Sample Request &VpcPeeringConnectionId=pcx-1a2b3c4d &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<AcceptVpcPeeringConnectionResponse xmlns=""> <requestId>7a62c49f-347e-4fc4-9331-6e8eEXAMPLE</requestId> <vpcPeeringConnection> <vpcPeeringConnectionId>pcx-1a2b3c4d</vpcPeeringConnectionId> <requesterVpcInfo> <ownerId>123456789012</ownerId> <vpcId>vpc-1a2b3c4d</vpcId> <cidrBlock></cidrBlock> </requesterVpcInfo> <accepterVpcInfo> <ownerId>777788889999</ownerId> <vpcId>vpc-111aaa22</vpcId> <cidrBlock></cidrBlock> <peeringOptions> <allowEgressFromLocalClassicLinkToRemoteVpc>false</allowEgressFromLocalClassicLinkToRemoteVpc> <allowEgressFromLocalVpcToRemoteClassicLink>false</allowEgressFromLocalVpcToRemoteClassicLink> <allowDnsResolutionFromRemoteVpc>false</allowDnsResolutionFromRemoteVpc> </peeringOptions> </accepterVpcInfo> <status> <code>active</code> <message>Active</message> </status> <tagSet/> </vpcPeeringConnection> </AcceptVpcPeeringConnectionResponse>"

See Also

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