AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Container for the parameters to the DescribeAvailabilityZones operation. Describes one or more of the Availability Zones that are available to you. The results include zones only for the region you're currently using. If there is an event impacting an Availability Zone, you can use this request to view the state and any provided message for that Availability Zone.

For more information, see Regions and Availability Zones 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 DescribeAvailabilityZonesRequest : AmazonEC2Request

The DescribeAvailabilityZonesRequest type exposes the following members



Public Property Filters System.Collections.Generic.List<Amazon.EC2.Model.Filter>

Gets and sets the property Filters.

One or more filters.

  • message - Information about the Availability Zone.

  • region-name - The name of the region for the Availability Zone (for example, us-east-1).

  • state - The state of the Availability Zone (available | information | impaired | unavailable).

  • zone-name - The name of the Availability Zone (for example, us-east-1a).

Public Property ZoneNames System.Collections.Generic.List<System.String>

Gets and sets the property ZoneNames.

The names of one or more Availability Zones.


This example describes the Availability Zones that are available to you. The response includes Availability Zones only for the current region.

To describe your Availability Zones

var response = client.DescribeAvailabilityZones(new DescribeAvailabilityZonesRequest 

List availabilityZones = response.AvailabilityZones;


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