AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Requests a reboot of the specified instances. This operation is asynchronous; it only queues a request to reboot the specified instances. The operation succeeds if the instances are valid and belong to you. Requests to reboot terminated instances are ignored.

If an instance does not cleanly shut down within a few minutes, Amazon EC2 performs a hard reboot.

For more information about troubleshooting, see Troubleshoot an unreachable instance in the Amazon EC2 User Guide.


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

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


public virtual RebootInstancesResponse RebootInstances(
         RebootInstancesRequest request


Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.RebootInstancesRequest

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

Return Value

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


This example reboots the specified EC2 instance.

To reboot an EC2 instance

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


Version Information

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

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