AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Returns the description for the specified stack; if no stack name was specified, then it returns the description for all the stacks created.

If the stack does not exist, an AmazonCloudFormationException is returned.


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

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


public virtual DescribeStacksResponse DescribeStacks(
         DescribeStacksRequest request
Type: Amazon.CloudFormation.Model.DescribeStacksRequest

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

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

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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