AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Describes one or more Auto Scaling groups.


For .NET Core and PCL this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to DescribeAutoScalingGroupsAsync.

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


public virtual DescribeAutoScalingGroupsResponse DescribeAutoScalingGroups(
         DescribeAutoScalingGroupsRequest request
Type: Amazon.AutoScaling.Model.DescribeAutoScalingGroupsRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the DescribeAutoScalingGroups service method, as returned by AutoScaling.


InvalidNextTokenException The NextToken value is not valid.
ResourceContentionException You already have a pending update to an Auto Scaling resource (for example, a group, instance, or load balancer).


This example describes the specified Auto Scaling group.

To describe an Auto Scaling group

var response = client.DescribeAutoScalingGroups(new DescribeAutoScalingGroupsRequest 
    AutoScalingGroupNames = new List {

List autoScalingGroups = response.AutoScalingGroups;


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

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