This topic describes how to modify the name and description of a customer gateway.


A customer gateway is created. For more information, see Create a customer gateway.


  1. Log on to the VPN Gateway console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Interconnections > VPN > Customer Gateways.
  3. In the top navigation bar, select the region where the customer gateway is deployed.
  4. On the Customer Gateways page, find the customer gateway, click in the Instance ID/Name column. In the dialog box that appears, enter a name and click OK.
    The name must be 2 to 128 characters in length and can contain digits, underscores (_), and hyphens (-). It must start with a letter.
  5. Click in the Description column. In the dialog box that appears, enter a new description and click OK.
    The description must be 2 to 256 characters in length and cannot start with http:// or https://.