AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Describes the status of the specified instances or all of your instances. By default, only running instances are described, unless you specifically indicate to return the status of all instances.

Instance status includes the following components:


For .NET Core this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to DescribeInstanceStatusAsync.

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


public virtual DescribeInstanceStatusResponse DescribeInstanceStatus(
         DescribeInstanceStatusRequest request


Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.DescribeInstanceStatusRequest

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

Return Value

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


This example describes the current status of the specified instance.

To describe the status of an instance

var client = new AmazonEC2Client();
var response = client.DescribeInstanceStatus(new DescribeInstanceStatusRequest 
    InstanceIds = new List<string> {

List<InstanceStatus> instanceStatuses = response.InstanceStatuses;


Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

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