AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Creates an import volume task using metadata from the specified disk image.

This API action supports only single-volume VMs. To import multi-volume VMs, use ImportImage instead. To import a disk to a snapshot, use ImportSnapshot instead.

This API action is not supported by the Command Line Interface (CLI). For information about using the Amazon EC2 CLI, which is deprecated, see Importing Disks to Amazon EBS in the Amazon EC2 CLI Reference PDF file.

For information about the import manifest referenced by this API action, see VM Import Manifest.


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

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


public virtual ImportVolumeResponse ImportVolume(
         ImportVolumeRequest request


Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.ImportVolumeRequest

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

Return Value

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

Version Information

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

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