AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

AWS services or capabilities described in AWS Documentation may vary by region/location. Click Getting Started with Amazon AWS to see specific differences applicable to the China (Beijing) Region.

Activates AWS Shield Advanced for an account.

As part of this request you can specify EmergencySettings that automaticaly grant the DDoS response team (DRT) needed permissions to assist you during a suspected DDoS attack. For more information see Authorize the DDoS Response Team to Create Rules and Web ACLs on Your Behalf.

When you initally create a subscription, your subscription is set to be automatically renewed at the end of the existing subscription period. You can change this by submitting an UpdateSubscription request.


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

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


public virtual CreateSubscriptionResponse CreateSubscription(
         CreateSubscriptionRequest request
Type: Amazon.Shield.Model.CreateSubscriptionRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the CreateSubscription service method, as returned by Shield.


InternalErrorException Exception that indicates that a problem occurred with the service infrastructure. You can retry the request.
ResourceAlreadyExistsException Exception indicating the specified resource already exists.

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

See Also