AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Creates a stack as specified in the template. After the call completes successfully, the stack creation starts. You can check the status of the stack via the DescribeStacks API.


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

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


public virtual CreateStackResponse CreateStack(
         CreateStackRequest request
Type: Amazon.CloudFormation.Model.CreateStackRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the CreateStack service method, as returned by CloudFormation.


AlreadyExistsException The resource with the name requested already exists.
InsufficientCapabilitiesException The template contains resources with capabilities that weren't specified in the Capabilities parameter.
LimitExceededException The quota for the resource has already been reached. For information on stack set limitations, see Limitations of StackSets.
TokenAlreadyExistsException A client request token already exists.

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

See Also