AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Describes an existing backup of a table.

You can call DescribeBackup at a maximum rate of 10 times per second.


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

Namespace: Amazon.DynamoDBv2
Assembly: AWSSDK.DynamoDBv2.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public virtual DescribeBackupResponse DescribeBackup(
         DescribeBackupRequest request
Type: Amazon.DynamoDBv2.Model.DescribeBackupRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the DescribeBackup service method, as returned by DynamoDB.


BackupNotFoundException Backup not found for the given BackupARN.
InternalServerErrorException An error occurred on the server side.

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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