AWS SDK Version 2 for .NET
API Reference

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.NET Framework 3.5
 
Returns information about the table, including the current status of the table, when it was created, the primary key schema, and any indexes on the table.

If you issue a DescribeTable request immediately after a CreateTable request, DynamoDB might return a ResourceNotFoundException. This is because DescribeTable uses an eventually consistent query, and the metadata for your table might not be available at that moment. Wait for a few seconds, and then try the DescribeTable request again.

Namespace: Amazon.DynamoDBv2
Assembly: AWSSDK.dll
Version: (assembly version)

Syntax

C#
public virtual DescribeTableResponse DescribeTable(
         String tableName
)

Parameters

tableName
Type: System.String

The name of the table to describe.

Return Value
Type: Amazon.DynamoDBv2.Model.DescribeTableResponse
The response from the DescribeTable service method, as returned by DynamoDB.

Exceptions

ExceptionCondition
InternalServerErrorException An error occurred on the server side.
ResourceNotFoundException The operation tried to access a nonexistent table or index. The resource might not be specified correctly, or its status might not be ACTIVE.

Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

.NET for Windows Store apps:
Supported in: Windows 8.1

.NET for Windows Phone:
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1