AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Tests if an instance can be created from the persisted profile data.

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


public Boolean CanCreateFrom(
         String profileName,
         String profilesLocation
Type: System.String

The name of the profile to test.

Type: System.String

The location of the shared ini-format credential file.

Return Value
Type: Boolean
True if the persisted data would yield a valid credentials instance.


This profile type is currently only supported in the SDK credential store file. The shared ini-format file is not currently supported; any value supplied for the profilesLocation value is ignored.

Version Information

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