AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Container for the parameters to the CreatePlacementGroup operation. Creates a placement group in which to launch instances. The strategy of the placement group determines how the instances are organized within the group.

A cluster placement group is a logical grouping of instances within a single Availability Zone that benefit from low network latency, high network throughput. A spread placement group places instances on distinct hardware.

For more information, see Placement Groups 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 CreatePlacementGroupRequest : AmazonEC2Request

The CreatePlacementGroupRequest type exposes the following members


Public Method CreatePlacementGroupRequest()

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

Public Method CreatePlacementGroupRequest(string, PlacementStrategy)

Instantiates CreatePlacementGroupRequest with the parameterized properties


Public Property GroupName System.String

Gets and sets the property GroupName.

A name for the placement group. Must be unique within the scope of your account for the region.

Constraints: Up to 255 ASCII characters

Public Property Strategy Amazon.EC2.PlacementStrategy

Gets and sets the property Strategy.

The placement strategy.


This example creates a placement group with the specified name.

To create a placement group

var response = client.CreatePlacementGroup(new CreatePlacementGroupRequest 
    GroupName = "my-cluster",
    Strategy = "cluster"


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