[ aws . ec2 ]



Deletes the specified transit gateway.

See also: AWS API Documentation


--transit-gateway-id <value>
[--dry-run | --no-dry-run]
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]
[--cli-binary-format <value>]


--transit-gateway-id (string)

The ID of the transit gateway.

--dry-run | --no-dry-run (boolean)

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 .

--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml (string) Reads arguments from the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, those values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally. This may not be specified along with --cli-input-yaml.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. Similarly, if provided yaml-input it will print a sample input YAML that can be used with --cli-input-yaml. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command. The generated JSON skeleton is not stable between versions of the AWS CLI and there are no backwards compatibility guarantees in the JSON skeleton generated.

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command’s default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json
  • text
  • table
  • yaml
  • yaml-stream

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on
  • off
  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-binary-format (string)

The formatting style to be used for binary blobs. The default format is base64. The base64 format expects binary blobs to be provided as a base64 encoded string. The raw-in-base64-out format preserves compatibility with AWS CLI V1 behavior and binary values must be passed literally. When providing contents from a file that map to a binary blob fileb:// will always be treated as binary and use the file contents directly regardless of the cli-binary-format setting. When using file:// the file contents will need to properly formatted for the configured cli-binary-format.

  • base64
  • raw-in-base64-out

--no-cli-pager (boolean)

Disable cli pager for output.

--cli-auto-prompt (boolean)

Automatically prompt for CLI input parameters.

--no-cli-auto-prompt (boolean)

Disable automatically prompt for CLI input parameters.



To use the following examples, you must have the AWS CLI installed and configured. See the Getting started guide in the AWS CLI User Guide for more information.

Unless otherwise stated, all examples have unix-like quotation rules. These examples will need to be adapted to your terminal’s quoting rules. See Using quotation marks with strings in the AWS CLI User Guide .

To delete a transit gateway

The following delete-transit-gateway example deletes the specified transit gateway.

aws ec2  delete-transit-gateway \
    --transit-gateway-id tgw-01f04542b2EXAMPLE


    "TransitGateway": {
        "TransitGatewayId": "tgw-01f04542b2EXAMPLE",
        "State": "deleting",
        "OwnerId": "123456789012",
        "Description": "Example Transit Gateway",
        "CreationTime": "2019-08-27T15:04:35.000Z",
        "Options": {
            "AmazonSideAsn": 64515,
            "AutoAcceptSharedAttachments": "disable",
            "DefaultRouteTableAssociation": "enable",
            "AssociationDefaultRouteTableId": "tgw-rtb-0ce7a6948fEXAMPLE",
            "DefaultRouteTablePropagation": "enable",
            "PropagationDefaultRouteTableId": "tgw-rtb-0ce7a6948fEXAMPLE",
            "VpnEcmpSupport": "enable",
            "DnsSupport": "enable"

For more information, see Delete a transit gateway in the Transit Gateways Guide.


TransitGateway -> (structure)

Information about the deleted transit gateway.

TransitGatewayId -> (string)

The ID of the transit gateway.

TransitGatewayArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the transit gateway.

State -> (string)

The state of the transit gateway.

OwnerId -> (string)

The ID of the Amazon Web Services account that owns the transit gateway.

Description -> (string)

The description of the transit gateway.

CreationTime -> (timestamp)

The creation time.

Options -> (structure)

The transit gateway options.

AmazonSideAsn -> (long)

A private Autonomous System Number (ASN) for the Amazon side of a BGP session. The range is 64512 to 65534 for 16-bit ASNs and 4200000000 to 4294967294 for 32-bit ASNs.

TransitGatewayCidrBlocks -> (list)

The transit gateway CIDR blocks.


AutoAcceptSharedAttachments -> (string)

Indicates whether attachment requests are automatically accepted.

DefaultRouteTableAssociation -> (string)

Indicates whether resource attachments are automatically associated with the default association route table.

AssociationDefaultRouteTableId -> (string)

The ID of the default association route table.

DefaultRouteTablePropagation -> (string)

Indicates whether resource attachments automatically propagate routes to the default propagation route table.

PropagationDefaultRouteTableId -> (string)

The ID of the default propagation route table.

VpnEcmpSupport -> (string)

Indicates whether Equal Cost Multipath Protocol support is enabled.

DnsSupport -> (string)

Indicates whether DNS support is enabled.

SecurityGroupReferencingSupport -> (string)

Enables you to reference a security group across VPCs attached to a transit gateway (TGW). Use this option to simplify security group management and control of instance-to-instance traffic across VPCs that are connected by transit gateway. You can also use this option to migrate from VPC peering (which was the only option that supported security group referencing) to transit gateways (which now also support security group referencing). This option is disabled by default and there are no additional costs to use this feature.

For important information about this feature, see Create a transit gateway in the Amazon Web Services Transit Gateway Guide .

MulticastSupport -> (string)

Indicates whether multicast is enabled on the transit gateway

Tags -> (list)

The tags for the transit gateway.


Describes a tag.

Key -> (string)

The key of the tag.

Constraints: Tag keys are case-sensitive and accept a maximum of 127 Unicode characters. May not begin with aws: .

Value -> (string)

The value of the tag.

Constraints: Tag values are case-sensitive and accept a maximum of 256 Unicode characters.