AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Places an Object Retention configuration on an object. For more information, see Locking Objects. Users or accounts require the s3:PutObjectRetention permission in order to place an Object Retention configuration on objects. Bypassing a Governance Retention configuration requires the s3:BypassGovernanceRetention permission.

This action is not supported by Amazon S3 on Outposts.


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 BeginPutObjectRetention and EndPutObjectRetention.

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


public virtual Task<PutObjectRetentionResponse> PutObjectRetentionAsync(
         PutObjectRetentionRequest request,
         CancellationToken cancellationToken
Type: Amazon.S3.Model.PutObjectRetentionRequest

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

Type: System.Threading.CancellationToken

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

Return Value
The response from the PutObjectRetention service method, as returned by S3.

Version Information

.NET Core App:
Supported in: 3.1

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 2.0

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5

See Also