This topic describes how to modify the name and description of a NAT Gateway.


  1. Log on to the VPC console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click NAT Gateways.
  3. Select the region of the NAT Gateway.
  4. On the NAT Gateways page, find the target NAT Gateway, and click Manage in the Actions column.
  5. On the NAT Gateway Details page, click Edit next to the name. In the displayed dialog box, enter a new name and click OK.
    The name must be 2 to 128 characters in length and can contain numbers, hyphens (-) and underscores (_). It must start with a letter.
  6. Click Edit next to the description. In the displayed dialog box, enter a new description and click OK.
    The description must be 2 to 256 characters in length and cannot start with http:// or https://.