AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Retrieves the properties of the requested container. This request is commonly used to retrieve the endpoint of a container. An endpoint is a value assigned by the service when a new container is created. A container's endpoint does not change after it has been assigned. The DescribeContainer request returns a single Container object based on ContainerName. To return all Container objects that are associated with a specified AWS account, use ListContainers.


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

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


public virtual DescribeContainerResponse DescribeContainer(
         DescribeContainerRequest request
Type: Amazon.MediaStore.Model.DescribeContainerRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the DescribeContainer service method, as returned by MediaStore.


ContainerNotFoundException Could not perform an operation on a container that does not exist.
InternalServerErrorException The service is temporarily unavailable.

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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