AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Sets the health status of the specified instance.

For more information, see Health Checks in the Auto Scaling User Guide.


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

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


public abstract SetInstanceHealthResponse SetInstanceHealth(
         SetInstanceHealthRequest request
Type: Amazon.AutoScaling.Model.SetInstanceHealthRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the SetInstanceHealth 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).


This example sets the health status of the specified instance to Unhealthy.

To set the health status of an instance

var response = client.SetInstanceHealth(new SetInstanceHealthRequest 
    HealthStatus = "Unhealthy",
    InstanceId = "i-93633f9b"


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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