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 must be attached to instances that support Amazon EBS encryption. For more information, see Amazon EBS encryption in the Amazon EBS User Guide.

After you attach an EBS volume, you must make it available. For more information, see Make an EBS volume available for use.

If a volume has an Amazon Web Services Marketplace product code:

For more information, see Attach an Amazon EBS volume to an instance in the Amazon EBS 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 client = new AmazonEC2Client();
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

Supported in: 8.0 and newer, Core 3.1

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 2.0

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5 and newer, 3.5