AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Copies the specified DB snapshot. The source DB snapshot must be in the "available" state.

You can copy a snapshot from one AWS Region to another. In that case, the AWS Region where you call the CopyDBSnapshot action is the destination AWS Region for the DB snapshot copy.

For more information about copying snapshots, see Copying a DB Snapshot in the Amazon RDS User Guide.


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

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


public virtual CopyDBSnapshotResponse CopyDBSnapshot(
         CopyDBSnapshotRequest request
Type: Amazon.RDS.Model.CopyDBSnapshotRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the CopyDBSnapshot service method, as returned by RDS.


DBSnapshotAlreadyExistsException DBSnapshotIdentifier is already used by an existing snapshot.
DBSnapshotNotFoundException DBSnapshotIdentifier does not refer to an existing DB snapshot.
InvalidDBSnapshotStateException The state of the DB snapshot does not allow deletion.
KMSKeyNotAccessibleException Error accessing KMS key.
SnapshotQuotaExceededException Request would result in user exceeding the allowed number of DB snapshots.

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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