AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Container for the parameters to the AttachVolume operation. Attaches an EBS volume to a running or stopped instance and exposes it to the instance with the specified device name.

Encrypted EBS volumes may only be attached to instances that support Amazon EBS encryption. For more information, see Amazon EBS Encryption in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide.

For a list of supported device names, see Attaching an EBS Volume to an Instance. Any device names that aren't reserved for instance store volumes can be used for EBS volumes. For more information, see Amazon EC2 Instance Store in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide.

If a volume has an AWS Marketplace product code:

For an overview of the AWS Marketplace, see Introducing AWS Marketplace.

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

Inheritance Hierarchy


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


public class AttachVolumeRequest : AmazonEC2Request

The AttachVolumeRequest type exposes the following members


Public Method AttachVolumeRequest()

Empty constructor used to set properties independently even when a simple constructor is available

Public Method AttachVolumeRequest(string, string, string)

Instantiates AttachVolumeRequest with the parameterized properties


Public Property Device System.String

Gets and sets the property Device.

The device name (for example, /dev/sdh or xvdh).

Public Property InstanceId System.String

Gets and sets the property InstanceId.

The ID of the instance.

Public Property VolumeId System.String

Gets and sets the property VolumeId.

The ID of the EBS volume. The volume and instance must be within the same Availability Zone.


This example attaches a volume (``vol-1234567890abcdef0``) to an instance (``i-01474ef662b89480``) as ``/dev/sdf``.

To attach a volume to an instance

var response = client.AttachVolume(new AttachVolumeRequest 
    Device = "/dev/sdf",
    InstanceId = "i-01474ef662b89480",
    VolumeId = "vol-1234567890abcdef0"

DateTime attachTime = response.AttachTime;
string device = response.Device;
string instanceId = response.InstanceId;
string state = response.State;
string volumeId = response.VolumeId;


Version Information

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 1.3

.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