AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Stops a specified instance. When you stop a standard instance, the data disappears and must be reinstalled when you restart the instance. You can stop an Amazon EBS-backed instance without losing data. For more information, see Starting, Stopping, and Rebooting Instances.

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 StopInstanceAsync.

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


public virtual StopInstanceResponse StopInstance(
         StopInstanceRequest request
Type: Amazon.OpsWorks.Model.StopInstanceRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the StopInstance 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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