AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Describes the specified target groups or all of your target groups. By default, all target groups are described. Alternatively, you can specify one of the following to filter the results: the ARN of the load balancer, the names of one or more target groups, or the ARNs of one or more target groups.

To describe the targets for a target group, use DescribeTargetHealth. To describe the attributes of a target group, use DescribeTargetGroupAttributes.


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

Namespace: Amazon.ElasticLoadBalancingV2
Assembly: AWSSDK.ElasticLoadBalancingV2.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public virtual DescribeTargetGroupsResponse DescribeTargetGroups(
         DescribeTargetGroupsRequest request
Type: Amazon.ElasticLoadBalancingV2.Model.DescribeTargetGroupsRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the DescribeTargetGroups service method, as returned by ElasticLoadBalancingV2.


LoadBalancerNotFoundException The specified load balancer does not exist.
TargetGroupNotFoundException The specified target group does not exist.


This example describes the specified target group.

To describe a target group

var response = client.DescribeTargetGroups(new DescribeTargetGroupsRequest 
    TargetGroupArns = new List {

List targetGroups = response.TargetGroups;


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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