AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Imports a certificate into AWS Certificate Manager (ACM) to use with services that are integrated with ACM. Note that integrated services allow only certificate types and keys they support to be associated with their resources. Further, their support differs depending on whether the certificate is imported into IAM or into ACM. For more information, see the documentation for each service. For more information about importing certificates into ACM, see Importing Certificates in the AWS Certificate Manager User Guide.

ACM does not provide managed renewal for certificates that you import.

Note the following guidelines when importing third party certificates:

This operation returns the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the imported certificate.


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

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


public virtual ImportCertificateResponse ImportCertificate(
         ImportCertificateRequest request
Type: Amazon.CertificateManager.Model.ImportCertificateRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the ImportCertificate service method, as returned by CertificateManager.


LimitExceededException An ACM limit has been exceeded. For example, you may have input more domains than are allowed or you've requested too many certificates for your account. See the exception message returned by ACM to determine which limit you have violated. For more information about ACM limits, see the Limits topic.
ResourceNotFoundException The specified certificate cannot be found in the caller's account, or the caller's account cannot be found.

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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