AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Container for the parameters to the DescribeContainerInstances operation. Describes Amazon Elastic Container Service container instances. Returns metadata about registered and remaining resources on each container instance requested.

Inheritance Hierarchy


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


public class DescribeContainerInstancesRequest : AmazonECSRequest

The DescribeContainerInstancesRequest type exposes the following members



Public Property Cluster System.String

Gets and sets the property Cluster.

The short name or full Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the cluster that hosts the container instances to describe. If you do not specify a cluster, the default cluster is assumed.

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

Gets and sets the property ContainerInstances.

A list of up to 100 container instance IDs or full Amazon Resource Name (ARN) entries.


This example provides a description of the specified container instance in your default region, using the container instance UUID as an identifier.

To describe container instance

var response = client.DescribeContainerInstances(new DescribeContainerInstancesRequest 
    Cluster = "default",
    ContainerInstances = new List {

List containerInstances = response.ContainerInstances;
List failures = response.Failures;


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