AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Deletes the specified EBS volume. The volume must be in the available state (not attached to an instance).

The volume can remain in the deleting state for several minutes.

For more information, see Deleting an Amazon EBS Volume in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide.


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

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


public virtual DeleteVolumeResponse DeleteVolume(
         DeleteVolumeRequest request
Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.DeleteVolumeRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the DeleteVolume service method, as returned by EC2.


This example deletes an available volume with the volume ID of ``vol-049df61146c4d7901``. If the command succeeds, no output is returned.

To delete a volume

var response = client.DeleteVolume(new DeleteVolumeRequest 
    VolumeId = "vol-049df61146c4d7901"


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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