AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Creates an activity. An activity is a task which you write in any programming language and host on any machine which has access to AWS Step Functions. Activities must poll Step Functions using the GetActivityTask API action and respond using SendTask* API actions. This function lets Step Functions know the existence of your activity and returns an identifier for use in a state machine and when polling from the activity.


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

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


public abstract CreateActivityResponse CreateActivity(
         CreateActivityRequest request
Type: Amazon.StepFunctions.Model.CreateActivityRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the CreateActivity service method, as returned by StepFunctions.


ActivityLimitExceededException The maximum number of activities has been reached. Existing activities must be deleted before a new activity can be created.
InvalidNameException The provided name is invalid.

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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