EC2 / Client / export_transit_gateway_routes



Exports routes from the specified transit gateway route table to the specified S3 bucket. By default, all routes are exported. Alternatively, you can filter by CIDR range.

The routes are saved to the specified bucket in a JSON file. For more information, see Export Route Tables to Amazon S3 in Transit Gateways.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.export_transit_gateway_routes(
            'Name': 'string',
            'Values': [
  • TransitGatewayRouteTableId (string) –


    The ID of the route table.

  • Filters (list) –

    One or more filters. The possible values are:

    • attachment.transit-gateway-attachment-id - The id of the transit gateway attachment.

    • attachment.resource-id - The resource id of the transit gateway attachment.

    • route-search.exact-match - The exact match of the specified filter.

    • route-search.longest-prefix-match - The longest prefix that matches the route.

    • route-search.subnet-of-match - The routes with a subnet that match the specified CIDR filter.

    • route-search.supernet-of-match - The routes with a CIDR that encompass the CIDR filter. For example, if you have and routes in your route table and you specify supernet-of-match as, then the result returns

    • state - The state of the route ( active | blackhole).

    • transit-gateway-route-destination-cidr-block - The CIDR range.

    • type - The type of route ( propagated | static).

    • (dict) –

      A filter name and value pair that is used to return a more specific list of results from a describe operation. Filters can be used to match a set of resources by specific criteria, such as tags, attributes, or IDs.

      If you specify multiple filters, the filters are joined with an AND, and the request returns only results that match all of the specified filters.

      • Name (string) –

        The name of the filter. Filter names are case-sensitive.

      • Values (list) –

        The filter values. Filter values are case-sensitive. If you specify multiple values for a filter, the values are joined with an OR, and the request returns all results that match any of the specified values.

        • (string) –

  • S3Bucket (string) –


    The name of the S3 bucket.

  • DryRun (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.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'S3Location': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • S3Location (string) –

      The URL of the exported file in Amazon S3. For example, s3://bucket_name/VPCTransitGateway/TransitGatewayRouteTables/file_name.