AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Returns information about cluster or replication group snapshots. By default, DescribeSnapshots lists all of your snapshots; it can optionally describe a single snapshot, or just the snapshots associated with a particular cache cluster.

This operation is valid for Redis only.


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

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


public abstract DescribeSnapshotsResponse DescribeSnapshots(
         DescribeSnapshotsRequest request
Type: Amazon.ElastiCache.Model.DescribeSnapshotsRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the DescribeSnapshots service method, as returned by ElastiCache.


CacheClusterNotFoundException The requested cluster ID does not refer to an existing cluster.
InvalidParameterCombinationException Two or more incompatible parameters were specified.
InvalidParameterValueException The value for a parameter is invalid.
SnapshotNotFoundException The requested snapshot name does not refer to an existing snapshot.


Returns information about the snapshot mysnapshot. By default.


var response = client.DescribeSnapshots(new DescribeSnapshotsRequest 
    SnapshotName = "snapshot-20161212"

string marker = response.Marker;
List snapshots = response.Snapshots;


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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