AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Creates a snapshot of a Simple AD or Microsoft AD directory in the AWS cloud.

You cannot take snapshots of AD Connector directories.


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

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


public virtual CreateSnapshotResponse CreateSnapshot(
         CreateSnapshotRequest request
Type: Amazon.DirectoryService.Model.CreateSnapshotRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the CreateSnapshot service method, as returned by DirectoryService.


ClientException A client exception has occurred.
EntityDoesNotExistException The specified entity could not be found.
InvalidParameterException One or more parameters are not valid.
ServiceException An exception has occurred in AWS Directory Service.
SnapshotLimitExceededException The maximum number of manual snapshots for the directory has been reached. You can use the GetSnapshotLimits operation to determine the snapshot limits for a directory.

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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