AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Creates a new Amazon Aurora DB cluster.

You can use the ReplicationSourceIdentifier parameter to create the DB cluster as a Read Replica of another DB cluster or Amazon RDS MySQL DB instance. For cross-region replication where the DB cluster identified by ReplicationSourceIdentifier is encrypted, you must also specify the PreSignedUrl parameter.

For more information on Amazon Aurora, see Aurora on Amazon RDS in the Amazon RDS User Guide.


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

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


public virtual CreateDBClusterResponse CreateDBCluster(
         CreateDBClusterRequest request
Type: Amazon.RDS.Model.CreateDBClusterRequest

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

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


DBClusterAlreadyExistsException The user already has a DB cluster with the given identifier.
DBClusterNotFoundException DBClusterIdentifier doesn't refer to an existing DB cluster.
DBClusterParameterGroupNotFoundException DBClusterParameterGroupName doesn't refer to an existing DB cluster parameter group.
DBClusterQuotaExceededException The user attempted to create a new DB cluster and the user has already reached the maximum allowed DB cluster quota.
DBInstanceNotFoundException DBInstanceIdentifier doesn't refer to an existing DB instance.
DBSubnetGroupDoesNotCoverEnoughAZsException Subnets in the DB subnet group should cover at least two Availability Zones unless there is only one Availability Zone.
DBSubnetGroupNotFoundException DBSubnetGroupName doesn't refer to an existing DB subnet group.
InsufficientStorageClusterCapacityException There is insufficient storage available for the current action. You might be able to resolve this error by updating your subnet group to use different Availability Zones that have more storage available.
InvalidDBClusterStateException The DB cluster isn't in a valid state.
InvalidDBInstanceStateException The specified DB instance isn't in the available state.
InvalidDBSubnetGroupStateException The DB subnet group cannot be deleted because it's in use.
InvalidSubnetException The requested subnet is invalid, or multiple subnets were requested that are not all in a common VPC.
InvalidVPCNetworkStateException The DB subnet group doesn't cover all Availability Zones after it's created because of users' change.
KMSKeyNotAccessibleException An error occurred accessing an AWS KMS key.
StorageQuotaExceededException The request would result in the user exceeding the allowed amount of storage available across all DB instances.

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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