AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Describes one or more of your subnets.

For more information about subnets, see Your VPC and Subnets in the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud User Guide.


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

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


public virtual DescribeSubnetsResponse DescribeSubnets(
         DescribeSubnetsRequest request
Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.DescribeSubnetsRequest

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

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


This example describes the subnets for the specified VPC.

To describe the subnets for a VPC

var response = client.DescribeSubnets(new DescribeSubnetsRequest 
    Filters = new List {
        new Filter {
            Name = "vpc-id",
            Values = new List {

List subnets = response.Subnets;


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

See Also