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The following table describes the important changes in each release of the Amazon VPC Peering Guide.


Tag on create

You can add tags when you create a VPC peering connection and route table.

July 20, 2020

Inter-region peering

DNS hostname resolution is supported for inter-region VPC peering connections in the Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) Region.

August 26, 2019

Inter-region peering

You can create a VPC peering connection between VPCs in different Amazon Regions.

November 29, 2017

DNS resolution support for VPC peering

You can enable a local VPC to resolve public DNS hostnames to private IP addresses when queried from instances in the peer VPC.

July 28, 2016

Stale security group rules

You can identify if your security group is being referenced in the rules of a security group in a peer VPC and you can identify stale security group rules.

May 12, 2016

Using ClassicLink over a VPC peering connection

You can modify your VPC peering connection to enable local linked EC2-Classic instances to communicate with instances in a peer VPC, or vice versa.

April 26, 2016

VPC peering

You can create a VPC peering connection between two VPCs, which allows instances in either VPC to communicate with each other using private IP addresses

March 24, 2014