AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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This operation sets and then enacts a data retrieval policy in the region specified in the PUT request. You can set one policy per region for an AWS account. The policy is enacted within a few minutes of a successful PUT operation.

The set policy operation does not affect retrieval jobs that were in progress before the policy was enacted. For more information about data retrieval policies, see Amazon Glacier Data Retrieval Policies.


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

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


public virtual SetDataRetrievalPolicyResponse SetDataRetrievalPolicy(
         SetDataRetrievalPolicyRequest request
Type: Amazon.Glacier.Model.SetDataRetrievalPolicyRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the SetDataRetrievalPolicy service method, as returned by Glacier.


InvalidParameterValueException Returned if a parameter of the request is incorrectly specified.
MissingParameterValueException Returned if a required header or parameter is missing from the request.
ServiceUnavailableException Returned if the service cannot complete the request.


The example sets and then enacts a data retrieval policy.

To set and then enact a data retrieval policy

var response = client.SetDataRetrievalPolicy(new SetDataRetrievalPolicyRequest 
    Policy = new DataRetrievalPolicy { Rules = new List {
        new DataRetrievalRule {
            BytesPerHour = 10737418240,
            Strategy = "BytesPerHour"
    } },
    AccountId = "-"


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