AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Provides detailed information about the specified customer master key.

Note:

This is an asynchronous operation using the standard naming convention for .NET 4.5 or higher. For .NET 3.5 the operation is implemented as a pair of methods using the standard naming convention of BeginDescribeKey and EndDescribeKey.

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

Syntax

C#
public abstract Task<DescribeKeyResponse> DescribeKeyAsync(
         String keyId,
         CancellationToken cancellationToken
)
Parameters
keyId
Type: System.String

A unique identifier for the customer master key. This value can be a globally unique identifier, a fully specified ARN to either an alias or a key, or an alias name prefixed by "alias/". Key ARN Example - arn:aws:kms:us-east-1:123456789012:key/12345678-1234-1234-1234-123456789012 Alias ARN Example - arn:aws:kms:us-east-1:123456789012:alias/MyAliasName Globally Unique Key ID Example - 12345678-1234-1234-1234-123456789012 Alias Name Example - alias/MyAliasName

cancellationToken
Type: System.Threading.CancellationToken

A cancellation token that can be used by other objects or threads to receive notice of cancellation.

Return Value
The response from the DescribeKey service method, as returned by KeyManagementService.

Exceptions

ExceptionCondition
DependencyTimeoutException The system timed out while trying to fulfill the request. The request can be retried.
InvalidArnException The request was rejected because a specified ARN was not valid.
KMSInternalException The request was rejected because an internal exception occurred. The request can be retried.
NotFoundException The request was rejected because the specified entity or resource could not be found.

Version Information

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 1.3

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5

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