AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Container for the parameters to the DescribeTaskDefinition operation. Describes a task definition. You can specify a family and revision to find information about a specific task definition, or you can simply specify the family to find the latest ACTIVE revision in that family.

You can only describe INACTIVE task definitions while an active task or service references them.

Inheritance Hierarchy


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


public class DescribeTaskDefinitionRequest : AmazonECSRequest

The DescribeTaskDefinitionRequest type exposes the following members



Public Property TaskDefinition System.String

Gets and sets the property TaskDefinition.

The family for the latest ACTIVE revision, family and revision (family:revision) for a specific revision in the family, or full Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the task definition to describe.


This example provides a description of the specified task definition.

To describe a task definition

var response = client.DescribeTaskDefinition(new DescribeTaskDefinitionRequest 
    TaskDefinition = "hello_world:8"

TaskDefinition taskDefinition = response.TaskDefinition;


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