AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Describes the specified load balancer policy types or all load balancer policy types.

The description of each type indicates how it can be used. For example, some policies can be used only with layer 7 listeners, some policies can be used only with layer 4 listeners, and some policies can be used only with your EC2 instances.

You can use CreateLoadBalancerPolicy to create a policy configuration for any of these policy types. Then, depending on the policy type, use either SetLoadBalancerPoliciesOfListener or SetLoadBalancerPoliciesForBackendServer to set the policy.


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

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


public virtual DescribeLoadBalancerPolicyTypesResponse DescribeLoadBalancerPolicyTypes(
         DescribeLoadBalancerPolicyTypesRequest request
Type: Amazon.ElasticLoadBalancing.Model.DescribeLoadBalancerPolicyTypesRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the DescribeLoadBalancerPolicyTypes service method, as returned by ElasticLoadBalancing.


PolicyTypeNotFoundException One or more of the specified policy types do not exist.


This example describes the specified load balancer policy type.

To describe a load balancer policy type defined by Elastic Load Balancing

var response = client.DescribeLoadBalancerPolicyTypes(new DescribeLoadBalancerPolicyTypesRequest 
    PolicyTypeNames = new List {

List policyTypeDescriptions = response.PolicyTypeDescriptions;


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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