EC2 / Client / modify_vpc_tenancy



Modifies the instance tenancy attribute of the specified VPC. You can change the instance tenancy attribute of a VPC to default only. You cannot change the instance tenancy attribute to dedicated.

After you modify the tenancy of the VPC, any new instances that you launch into the VPC have a tenancy of default, unless you specify otherwise during launch. The tenancy of any existing instances in the VPC is not affected.

For more information, see Dedicated Instances in the Amazon EC2 User Guide.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.modify_vpc_tenancy(
  • VpcId (string) –


    The ID of the VPC.

  • InstanceTenancy (string) –


    The instance tenancy attribute for the VPC.

  • 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

    'ReturnValue': True|False

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • ReturnValue (boolean) –

      Returns true if the request succeeds; otherwise, returns an error.