euca-authorize man page

euca-authorize — Add a rule to a security group that allows traffic to pass


euca-authorize [--egress] [-P PROTOCOL] [-p RANGE] [-t TYPE:CODE]

[-s CIDR | -o GROUP] [-u ACCOUNT] [--show-empty-fields]
[-U URL] [--region USER@REGION] [-I KEY_ID] [-S KEY] [--security-token TOKEN] [--debug] [--debugger] [--version] [-h] GROUP


Add a rule to a security group that allows traffic to pass

positional arguments

name or ID of the security group to modify (required)

optional arguments

[VPC only] manage an egress rule, which controls traffic leaving the group
the protocol to affect (Non-VPC: tcp, udp, icmp) (VPC only: tcp, udp, icmp, -1/all, other protocol numbers) (default: tcp)
-p RANGE, --port-range RANGE
range of ports (specified as "from-to") or a single port number (required for tcp and udp)
-t TYPE:CODE, --icmp-type-code TYPE:CODE
ICMP type and code (specified as "type:code") (required for icmp)
-s CIDR, --cidr CIDR
IP range (default:
[Non-VPC only] name of a security group with which to affect network communication
ID of the account that owns the security group specified with -o
show empty values as "(nil)"
-U URL, --url URL
compute service endpoint URL
--region USER@REGION
region and/or user names to search when looking up config file data

-I KEY_ID, --access-key-id KEY_ID

-S KEY, --secret-key KEY

--security-token TOKEN

show debugging output
launch interactive debugger on error
show the program's version and exit
-h, --help
show this help message and exit


euca2ools 3.3.0 October 2015