Deleting a VPC Peering Connection

You can delete a VPC peering connection to disable communication between two peered Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs).

Permission to delete the connection depends on the state of the connection:

  • If the connection is in the active state, it can be deleted either by the owner of the requester VPC or the owner of the peer VPC.

  • If it is in the pending-acceptance state, it can be deleted only by the owner of the requester VPC.

  • It if is in the rejected, failed, or expired states, it cannot be deleted.

For more information, see About VPC Peering Connections > Lifecycle.

Deleting a VPC Peering Connection Using Cockpit

  1. Click VPC > VPC Peering Connections.

  2. Select the VPC peering connection you want to delete.

    Multiselection is available.

    The VPC peering connection is selected.

  3. Click Delete .
    A confirmation dialog box appears.

  4. Click Delete to validate.
    The VPC peering connection is deleted.

    Deleted resources remain visible for 1 hour.

Deleting a VPC Peering Connection Using AWS CLI

To delete a VPC peering connection, use the delete-vpc-peering-connection command following this syntax:

Request sample
 $ aws ec2 delete-vpc-peering-connection \
    --profile YOUR_PROFILE \
    --vpc-peering-connection-id pcx-111aaa11 \
    --endpoint https://fcu.eu-west-2.outscale.com

This command contains the following attributes that you need to specify:

  • (optional) profile: The named profile you want to use, created when configuring AWS CLI. For more information, see Installing and Configuring AWS CLI.

  • vpc-peering-connection-id: The ID of the VPC peering connection you want to delete.

  • endpoint: The endpoint corresponding to the Region you want to send the request to.

The specified VPC peering connection is deleted.

Deleted resources remain visible for 1 hour.

Related Pages

Corresponding API Method

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