AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Downloads the objects in Amazon S3 that have a key that starts with the value specified by s3Directory.


This is an asynchronous operation using the standard naming convention for .NET 4.5 or higher. For .NET 3.5 the operation is implemented as a pair of methods using the standard naming convention of BeginDownloadDirectory and EndDownloadDirectory.

Namespace: Amazon.S3.Transfer
Assembly: AWSSDK.S3.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public abstract Task DownloadDirectoryAsync(
         String bucketName,
         String s3Directory,
         String localDirectory,
         CancellationToken cancellationToken
Type: System.String

The name of the bucket containing the Amazon S3 objects to download.

Type: System.String

The directory in Amazon S3 to download.

Type: System.String

The local directory to download the objects to.

Type: System.Threading.CancellationToken

A cancellation token that can be used by other objects or threads to receive notice of cancellation.

Return Value
Type: Task
The task object representing the asynchronous operation.

Version Information

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 1.3

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5