AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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You can no longer purchase Scheduled Instances.

Purchases the Scheduled Instances with the specified schedule.

Scheduled Instances enable you to purchase Amazon EC2 compute capacity by the hour for a one-year term. Before you can purchase a Scheduled Instance, you must call DescribeScheduledInstanceAvailability to check for available schedules and obtain a purchase token. After you purchase a Scheduled Instance, you must call RunScheduledInstances during each scheduled time period.

After you purchase a Scheduled Instance, you can't cancel, modify, or resell your purchase.


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

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


public virtual PurchaseScheduledInstancesResponse PurchaseScheduledInstances(
         PurchaseScheduledInstancesRequest request


Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.PurchaseScheduledInstancesRequest

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

Return Value

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


This example purchases a Scheduled Instance.

To purchase a Scheduled Instance

var client = new AmazonEC2Client();
var response = client.PurchaseScheduledInstances(new PurchaseScheduledInstancesRequest 
    PurchaseRequests = new List<PurchaseRequest> {
        new PurchaseRequest {
            InstanceCount = 1,
            PurchaseToken = "eyJ2IjoiMSIsInMiOjEsImMiOi..."

List<ScheduledInstance> scheduledInstanceSet = response.ScheduledInstanceSet;


Version Information

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

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