AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Creates a manual snapshot of the specified cluster. The cluster must be in the available state.

For more information about working with snapshots, go to Amazon Redshift Snapshots in the Amazon Redshift Cluster Management Guide.


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

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


public virtual CreateClusterSnapshotResponse CreateClusterSnapshot(
         CreateClusterSnapshotRequest request
Type: Amazon.Redshift.Model.CreateClusterSnapshotRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the CreateClusterSnapshot service method, as returned by Redshift.


ClusterNotFoundException The ClusterIdentifier parameter does not refer to an existing cluster.
ClusterSnapshotAlreadyExistsException The value specified as a snapshot identifier is already used by an existing snapshot.
ClusterSnapshotQuotaExceededException The request would result in the user exceeding the allowed number of cluster snapshots.
InvalidClusterStateException The specified cluster is not in the available state.
InvalidTagException The tag is invalid.
TagLimitExceededException The number of tables in your source cluster exceeds the limit for the target cluster. Resize to a larger cluster node type.


This example creates a new cluster snapshot.

To create a new cluster snapshot

var response = client.CreateClusterSnapshot(new CreateClusterSnapshotRequest 
    ClusterIdentifier = "mycluster",
    SnapshotIdentifier = "my-snapshot-id"


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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