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Am I missing something but is there no way to add a route via CloudFormation to the default route table that comes provisioned with a VPC?

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Nah you can't, there's nothing to refer to anyway (e.g. logical ID). Just create your own main table ;-).

This is probably one of the reason it can't be used:

One way to protect your VPC is to leave the main route table in its original default state (with only the local route), and explicitly associate each new subnet you create with one of the custom route tables you've created. This ensures that you must explicitly control how each subnet's outbound traffic is routed.

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Sounds like a chore. –  Sleeper Smith Apr 15 at 15:17

Of course you can edit it. What makes you think you can't?

In any case, it's trivial to create a new routing table if need be.

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Through CloudFormation. How? –  Sleeper Smith Apr 15 at 5:33

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