AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Describes the specified attribute of the specified snapshot. You can specify only one attribute at a time.

For more information about EBS snapshots, see Amazon EBS Snapshots in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide.


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

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


public virtual DescribeSnapshotAttributeResponse DescribeSnapshotAttribute(
         DescribeSnapshotAttributeRequest request
Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.DescribeSnapshotAttributeRequest

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

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


This example describes the ``createVolumePermission`` attribute on a snapshot with the snapshot ID of ``snap-066877671789bd71b``.

To describe snapshot attributes

var response = client.DescribeSnapshotAttribute(new DescribeSnapshotAttributeRequest 
    Attribute = "createVolumePermission",
    SnapshotId = "snap-066877671789bd71b"

List createVolumePermissions = response.CreateVolumePermissions;
string snapshotId = response.SnapshotId;


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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