AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Creates a new Amazon GameLift build record for your game server binary files and points to the location of your game server build files in an Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) location.

Game server binaries must be combined into a .zip file for use with Amazon GameLift. See Uploading Your Game for more information.

To create new builds quickly and easily, use the AWS CLI command upload-build . This helper command uploads your build and creates a new build record in one step, and automatically handles the necessary permissions. See Upload Build Files to Amazon GameLift for more help.

The CreateBuild operation should be used only when you need to manually upload your build files, as in the following scenarios:

If successful, this operation creates a new build record with a unique build ID and places it in INITIALIZED status. You can use DescribeBuild to check the status of your build. A build must be in READY status before it can be used to create fleets.

Build-related operations include:


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

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


public virtual CreateBuildResponse CreateBuild(
         CreateBuildRequest request
Type: Amazon.GameLift.Model.CreateBuildRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the CreateBuild service method, as returned by GameLift.


ConflictException The requested operation would cause a conflict with the current state of a service resource associated with the request. Resolve the conflict before retrying this request.
InternalServiceException The service encountered an unrecoverable internal failure while processing the request. Clients can retry such requests immediately or after a waiting period.
InvalidRequestException One or more parameter values in the request are invalid. Correct the invalid parameter values before retrying.
UnauthorizedException The client failed authentication. Clients should not retry such requests.

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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