AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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

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


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

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


public abstract DescribeVolumeAttributeResponse DescribeVolumeAttribute(
         DescribeVolumeAttributeRequest request
Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.DescribeVolumeAttributeRequest

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

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


This example describes the ``autoEnableIo`` attribute of the volume with the ID ``vol-049df61146c4d7901``.

To describe a volume attribute

var response = client.DescribeVolumeAttribute(new DescribeVolumeAttributeRequest 
    Attribute = "autoEnableIO",
    VolumeId = "vol-049df61146c4d7901"

bool autoEnableIO = response.AutoEnableIO;
string volumeId = response.VolumeId;


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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