AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Terminates the specified instance and optionally adjusts the desired group size.

This call simply makes a termination request. The instance is not terminated immediately.


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

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


public virtual TerminateInstanceInAutoScalingGroupResponse TerminateInstanceInAutoScalingGroup(
         TerminateInstanceInAutoScalingGroupRequest request
Type: Amazon.AutoScaling.Model.TerminateInstanceInAutoScalingGroupRequest

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

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


ResourceContentionException You already have a pending update to an Auto Scaling resource (for example, a group, instance, or load balancer).
ScalingActivityInProgressException The operation can't be performed because there are scaling activities in progress.


This example terminates the specified instance from the specified Auto Scaling group without updating the size of the group. Auto Scaling launches a replacement instance after the specified instance terminates.

To terminate an instance in an Auto Scaling group

var response = client.TerminateInstanceInAutoScalingGroup(new TerminateInstanceInAutoScalingGroupRequest 
    InstanceId = "i-93633f9b",
    ShouldDecrementDesiredCapacity = false


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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