AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Replaces the EBS-backed root volume for a running instance with a new volume that is restored to the original root volume's launch state, that is restored to a specific snapshot taken from the original root volume, or that is restored from an AMI that has the same key characteristics as that of the instance.

For more information, see Replace a root volume in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide.


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 BeginCreateReplaceRootVolumeTask and EndCreateReplaceRootVolumeTask.

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


public virtual Task<CreateReplaceRootVolumeTaskResponse> CreateReplaceRootVolumeTaskAsync(
         CreateReplaceRootVolumeTaskRequest request,
         CancellationToken cancellationToken


Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.CreateReplaceRootVolumeTaskRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the CreateReplaceRootVolumeTask 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 CreateReplaceRootVolumeTask service method, as returned by EC2.

Version Information

.NET Core App:
Supported in: 3.1

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 2.0

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5

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