AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Creates a new Kinesis video stream.

When you create a new stream, Kinesis Video Streams assigns it a version number. When you change the stream's metadata, Kinesis Video Streams updates the version.

CreateStream is an asynchronous operation.

For information about how the service works, see How it Works.

You must have permissions for the KinesisVideo:CreateStream action.


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

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


public abstract CreateStreamResponse CreateStream(
         CreateStreamRequest request
Type: Amazon.KinesisVideo.Model.CreateStreamRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the CreateStream service method, as returned by KinesisVideo.


AccountStreamLimitExceededException The number of streams created for the account is too high.
ClientLimitExceededException Kinesis Video Streams has throttled the request because you have exceeded the limit of allowed client calls. Try making the call later.
DeviceStreamLimitExceededException Not implemented.
InvalidArgumentException The value for this input parameter is invalid.
InvalidDeviceException Not implemented.
ResourceInUseException The stream is currently not available for this operation.

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

See Also