AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Retrieves a list of documents that match the specified search criteria. How you specify the search criteria depends on which query parser you use. Amazon CloudSearch supports four query parsers:

For more information, see Searching Your Data in the Amazon CloudSearch Developer Guide.

The endpoint for submitting Search requests is domain-specific. You submit search requests to a domain's search endpoint. To get the search endpoint for your domain, use the Amazon CloudSearch configuration service DescribeDomains action. A domain's endpoints are also displayed on the domain dashboard in the Amazon CloudSearch console.


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

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


public virtual SearchResponse Search(
         SearchRequest request
Type: Amazon.CloudSearchDomain.Model.SearchRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the Search service method, as returned by CloudSearchDomain.


SearchException Information about any problems encountered while processing a search request.

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