Work with Amazon-managed prefix lists - Amazon Virtual Private Cloud
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Work with Amazon-managed prefix lists

Amazon-managed prefix lists are sets of IP address ranges for Amazon services.

Use an Amazon-managed prefix list

Amazon-managed prefix lists are created and maintained by Amazon and can be used by anyone with an Amazon account. You cannot create, modify, share, or delete an Amazon-managed prefix list.

As with customer-managed prefix lists, you can use Amazon-managed prefix lists with Amazon resources such as security groups and route tables. For more information, see Reference prefix lists in your Amazon resources.

Amazon-managed prefix list weight

The weight of an Amazon-managed prefix list refers to the number of entries that it takes up in a resource.

For example, the weight of a Amazon CloudFront managed prefix list is 55. Here's how the this affects your Amazon VPC quotas:

Available Amazon-managed prefix lists

The following services provide Amazon-managed prefix lists.

Amazon Web Service Prefix list name Weight
Amazon CloudFront 55
Amazon DynamoDB com.amazonaws.region.dynamodb 1
Amazon Ground Station 5
Amazon Route 53 com.amazonaws.region.ipv6.route53-healthchecks 25
com.amazonaws.region.route53-healthchecks 25
Amazon S3 com.amazonaws.region.s3 1
Amazon S3 Express One Zone com.amazonaws.region.s3express 6
Amazon VPC Lattice com.amazonaws.region.vpc-lattice 10
com.amazonaws.region.ipv6.vpc-lattice 10
To view the Amazon-managed prefix lists using the console
  1. Open the Amazon VPC console at

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Managed Prefix Lists.

  3. In the search field, add the Owner ID: Amazon filter.

To view the Amazon-managed prefix lists using the Amazon CLI

Use the describe-managed-prefix-lists command as follows.

aws ec2 describe-managed-prefix-lists --filters Name=owner-id,Values=AWS