AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Creates a layer. For more information, see How to Create a Layer.

You should use CreateLayer for noncustom layer types such as PHP App Server only if the stack does not have an existing layer of that type. A stack can have at most one instance of each noncustom layer; if you attempt to create a second instance, CreateLayer fails. A stack can have an arbitrary number of custom layers, so you can call CreateLayer as many times as you like for that layer type.

Required Permissions: To use this action, an IAM user must have a Manage permissions level for the stack, or an attached policy that explicitly grants permissions. For more information on user permissions, see Managing User Permissions.


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

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


public virtual CreateLayerResponse CreateLayer(
         CreateLayerRequest request
Type: Amazon.OpsWorks.Model.CreateLayerRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the CreateLayer service method, as returned by OpsWorks.


ResourceNotFoundException Indicates that a resource was not found.
ValidationException Indicates that a request was not valid.

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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