Modifies the attributes of the specified security group, including the name and description of the security group.

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Request parameters

Name Type Required Example Description
RegionId String Yes cn-hangzhou

The ID of the region where the security group resides. You can call DescribeRegions to view the latest regions of Alibaba Cloud.

SecurityGroupId String Yes sg-securitygroupid1

The ID of the security group.

Action String No ModifySecurityGroupAttribute

The operation that you want to perform. Set the value to ModifySecurityGroupAttribute.

Description String No FinanceDept

The description of the security group. The description must be 2 to 256 characters in length and cannot start with http:// or https://. Default value: null.

SecurityGroupName String No FinanceJoshua

The name of the security group. It must be 2 to 128 characters in length. It must start with a letter and cannot start with http:// or https://. It can contain letters, digits, colons (:), underscores (_), and hyphens (-). Default value: null.

Response parameters

Name Type Example Description
RequestId String 473469C7-AA6F-4DC5-B3DB-A3DC0DE3C83E

The ID of the request.

Examples

Sample requests

https://ecs.aliyuncs.com/?Action=ModifySecurityGroupAttribute
&SecurityGroupId=sg-F876FF7BA
&RegionId=cn-hangzhou 
&SecurityGroupName=NewName
&<Common request parameters>

Successful response examples

XML format

<ModifySecurityGroupAttributeResponse>
  <RequestId>CEF72CEB-54B6-4AE8-B225-F876FF7BA984</RequestId> 
</ModifySecurityGroupAttributeResponse>

JSON format

{
	"RequestId":"CEF72CEB-54B6-4AE8-B225-F876FF7BA984"
}

Error codes

HTTP status code Error code Error message Description
404 InvalidSecurityGroupId.NotFound The specified security group does not exist. The error message returned when the specified security group does not exist under this account. Check whether the security group ID is correct.

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