AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Associates the specified security groups with the specified Application Load Balancer. The specified security groups override the previously associated security groups.

You can't specify a security group for a Network Load Balancer.


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

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


public virtual SetSecurityGroupsResponse SetSecurityGroups(
         SetSecurityGroupsRequest request
Type: Amazon.ElasticLoadBalancingV2.Model.SetSecurityGroupsRequest

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

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


InvalidConfigurationRequestException The requested configuration is not valid.
InvalidSecurityGroupException The specified security group does not exist.
LoadBalancerNotFoundException The specified load balancer does not exist.


This example associates the specified security group with the specified load balancer.

To associate a security group with a load balancer

var response = client.SetSecurityGroups(new SetSecurityGroupsRequest 
    LoadBalancerArn = "arn:aws:elasticloadbalancing:us-west-2:123456789012:loadbalancer/app/my-load-balancer/50dc6c495c0c9188",
    SecurityGroups = new List {

List securityGroupIds = response.SecurityGroupIds;


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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