AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Describes the specified EBS volumes.

If you are describing a long list of volumes, you can paginate the output to make the list more manageable. The MaxResults parameter sets the maximum number of results returned in a single page. If the list of results exceeds your MaxResults value, then that number of results is returned along with a NextToken value that can be passed to a subsequent DescribeVolumes request to retrieve the remaining results.

For more information about EBS volumes, see Amazon EBS Volumes in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide.

Note:

For PCL this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to DescribeVolumesAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.EC2
Assembly: AWSSDK.EC2.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z

Syntax

C#
public virtual DescribeVolumesResponse DescribeVolumes(
         DescribeVolumesRequest request
)
Parameters
request
Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.DescribeVolumesRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the DescribeVolumes service method.

Return Value
The response from the DescribeVolumes service method, as returned by EC2.

Examples

This example describes all of your volumes in the default region.

To describe all volumes


var response = client.DescribeVolumes(new DescribeVolumesRequest 
{
});

string nextToken = response.NextToken;
List volumes = response.Volumes;

            

This example describes all volumes that are both attached to the instance with the ID i-1234567890abcdef0 and set to delete when the instance terminates.

To describe volumes that are attached to a specific instance


var response = client.DescribeVolumes(new DescribeVolumesRequest 
{
    Filters = new List {
        new Filter {
            Name = "attachment.instance-id",
            Values = new List {
                "i-1234567890abcdef0"
            }
        },
        new Filter {
            Name = "attachment.delete-on-termination",
            Values = new List {
                "true"
            }
        }
    }
});

List volumes = response.Volumes;

            

Version Information

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

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

See Also