AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Executes the specified policy.


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

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


public abstract ExecutePolicyResponse ExecutePolicy(
         ExecutePolicyRequest request
Type: Amazon.AutoScaling.Model.ExecutePolicyRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the ExecutePolicy 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 executes the specified Auto Scaling policy for the specified Auto Scaling group.

To execute an Auto Scaling policy

var response = client.ExecutePolicy(new ExecutePolicyRequest 
    AutoScalingGroupName = "my-auto-scaling-group",
    HonorCooldown = true,
    PolicyName = "ScaleIn"


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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