AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Creates a Systems Manager document.

After you create a document, you can use CreateAssociation to associate it with one or more running instances.


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

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


public abstract CreateDocumentResponse CreateDocument(
         String content,
         String name
Type: System.String

A valid JSON or YAML string.

Type: System.String

A name for the Systems Manager document. Do not use the following to begin the names of documents you create. They are reserved by AWS for use as document prefixes: aws amazon amzn

Return Value
The response from the CreateDocument service method, as returned by SimpleSystemsManagement.


DocumentAlreadyExistsException The specified document already exists.
DocumentLimitExceededException You can have at most 200 active Systems Manager documents.
InternalServerErrorException An error occurred on the server side.
InvalidDocumentContentException The content for the document is not valid.
InvalidDocumentSchemaVersionException The version of the document schema is not supported.
MaxDocumentSizeExceededException The size limit of a document is 64 KB.

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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