AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Gets meta data about a dataset by identity and dataset name. With Amazon Cognito Sync, each identity has access only to its own data. Thus, the credentials used to make this API call need to have access to the identity data.

This API can be called with temporary user credentials provided by Cognito Identity or with developer credentials. You should use Cognito Identity credentials to make this API call.


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

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


public virtual DescribeDatasetResponse DescribeDataset(
         DescribeDatasetRequest request
Type: Amazon.CognitoSync.Model.DescribeDatasetRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the DescribeDataset service method, as returned by CognitoSync.


InternalErrorException Indicates an internal service error.
InvalidParameterException Thrown when a request parameter does not comply with the associated constraints.
NotAuthorizedException Thrown when a user is not authorized to access the requested resource.
ResourceNotFoundException Thrown if the resource doesn't exist.
TooManyRequestsException Thrown if the request is throttled.

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

Supported Versions: 4.6 and above
Supported Platforms: Android, iOS, Standalone

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