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 or storage-optimization 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 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 doesn't refer to an existing DB snapshot.
InvalidDBSnapshotStateException The state of the DB snapshot doesn't allow deletion.
KMSKeyNotAccessibleException An error occurred accessing an AWS KMS key.
SnapshotQuotaExceededException The request would result in the user exceeding the allowed number of DB snapshots.

Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

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