AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Adds the specified tags to the specified load balancer. Each load balancer can have a maximum of 10 tags.

Each tag consists of a key and an optional value. If a tag with the same key is already associated with the load balancer, AddTags updates its value.

For more information, see Tag Your Classic Load Balancer in the Classic Load Balancer Guide.


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

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


public abstract AddTagsResponse AddTags(
         AddTagsRequest request
Type: Amazon.ElasticLoadBalancing.Model.AddTagsRequest

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

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


AccessPointNotFoundException The specified load balancer does not exist.
DuplicateTagKeysException A tag key was specified more than once.
TooManyTagsException The quota for the number of tags that can be assigned to a load balancer has been reached.


This example adds two tags to the specified load balancer.

To add tags to a load balancer

var response = client.AddTags(new AddTagsRequest 
    LoadBalancerNames = new List {
    Tags = new List {
        new Tag {
            Key = "project",
            Value = "lima"
        new Tag {
            Key = "department",
            Value = "digital-media"


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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