AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Allocates a Dedicated Host to your account. At a minimum, specify the supported instance type or instance family, the Availability Zone in which to allocate the host, and the number of hosts to allocate.


This is an asynchronous operation using the standard naming convention for .NET 4.5 or higher. For .NET 3.5 the operation is implemented as a pair of methods using the standard naming convention of BeginAllocateHosts and EndAllocateHosts.

Namespace: Amazon.EC2
Assembly: AWSSDK.EC2.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public virtual Task<AllocateHostsResponse> AllocateHostsAsync(
         AllocateHostsRequest request,
         CancellationToken cancellationToken


Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.AllocateHostsRequest

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

Type: System.Threading.CancellationToken

A cancellation token that can be used by other objects or threads to receive notice of cancellation.

Return Value

The response from the AllocateHosts service method, as returned by EC2.

Version Information

Supported in: 8.0 and newer, Core 3.1

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 2.0

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5 and newer

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