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


A VPC is created. For more information, see Create a VPC.


  1. Log on to the VPC console.
  2. Select the region to which the target VPC belongs.
  3. On the VPCs page, find the target VPC, and then click Manage in the Actions column.
  4. In the VPC Details area, click Edit after the Name field to modify the name of the VPC.
    The name must be 2 to 128 characters in length and can contain letters, numbers, underscores (_) and hyphens (-). It must start with a letter.
  5. Click Edit after the Description field to modify the description.
    The description must be 2 to 256 characters in length and cannot start with http:// or https://.