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Edit a Route in a Route Table

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  • You need the 'security_manager' role in your RightScale account.
  • Currently, route tables can only be created in AWS VPCs.


Editing a route table allows you to modify the destination CIDR address block, Next Hop, or description of a route within a route table. 

Note: You cannot modify the default route that is created for your network. 


  1. Go to Manage > Networks > select network > Route Tables and find your route table.
  2. Select your route table and from the Routes tab, click Edit. You can change the description, Destination C




  • Destination CIDR: The CIDR location where the network traffic will be directed.
  • Next Hop: The location where the network traffic will be directed. It can either be an internet gateway attached to the network or a NAT instance in a VPC. For example, traffic coming from a CIDR address block of will be directed to one of the Next Hop options. You can select one of the following:
    • Local -The default route of the network. When instances are launched within the network, the local route covers those instances by default. The local route cannot be modified.  
    • IP Address - Route to an individual IP address.
    • Instance - Route to an individual instance.
    • Network Gateway - Route to an internet gateway or a VPN gateway. 
  • Description: (Optional) The description of the route.
  • Status: Describes the status of the route. 
  • Created at: The date and time that the route was created.
  • Last Updated at: The date and time that the route was updated.
  1. Click Save.
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