AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Starts a state machine execution.


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

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


public abstract StartExecutionResponse StartExecution(
         StartExecutionRequest request
Type: Amazon.StepFunctions.Model.StartExecutionRequest

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

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


ExecutionAlreadyExistsException The execution has the same name as another execution (but a different input). Executions with the same name and input are considered idempotent.
ExecutionLimitExceededException The maximum number of running executions has been reached. Running executions must end or be stopped before a new execution can be started.
InvalidArnException The provided Amazon Resource Name (ARN) is invalid.
InvalidExecutionInputException The provided JSON input data is invalid.
InvalidNameException The provided name is invalid.
StateMachineDeletingException The specified state machine is being deleted.
StateMachineDoesNotExistException The specified state machine does not exist.

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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