AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Returns a list of container instances in a specified cluster. You can filter the results of a ListContainerInstances operation with cluster query language statements inside the filter parameter. For more information, see Cluster Query Language in the Amazon Elastic Container Service Developer Guide.


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

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


public abstract ListContainerInstancesResponse ListContainerInstances(
         ListContainerInstancesRequest request
Type: Amazon.ECS.Model.ListContainerInstancesRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the ListContainerInstances service method, as returned by ECS.


ClientException These errors are usually caused by a client action, such as using an action or resource on behalf of a user that doesn't have permissions to use the action or resource, or specifying an identifier that is not valid.
ClusterNotFoundException The specified cluster could not be found. You can view your available clusters with ListClusters. Amazon ECS clusters are region-specific.
InvalidParameterException The specified parameter is invalid. Review the available parameters for the API request.
ServerException These errors are usually caused by a server issue.


This example lists all of your available container instances in the specified cluster in your default region.

To list your available container instances in a cluster

var response = client.ListContainerInstances(new ListContainerInstancesRequest 
    Cluster = "default"

List containerInstanceArns = response.ContainerInstanceArns;


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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