AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Returns information about the cache of a gateway. This operation is only supported in the cached volume, tape and file gateway types.

The response includes disk IDs that are configured as cache, and it includes the amount of cache allocated and used.


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

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


public abstract DescribeCacheResponse DescribeCache(
         DescribeCacheRequest request
Type: Amazon.StorageGateway.Model.DescribeCacheRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the DescribeCache service method, as returned by StorageGateway.


InternalServerErrorException An internal server error has occurred during the request. For more information, see the error and message fields.
InvalidGatewayRequestException An exception occurred because an invalid gateway request was issued to the service. For more information, see the error and message fields.


Returns information about the cache of a gateway.

To describe cache information

var response = client.DescribeCache(new DescribeCacheRequest 
    GatewayARN = "arn:aws:storagegateway:us-east-1:111122223333:gateway/sgw-12A3456B"

long cacheAllocatedInBytes = response.CacheAllocatedInBytes;
double cacheDirtyPercentage = response.CacheDirtyPercentage;
double cacheHitPercentage = response.CacheHitPercentage;
double cacheMissPercentage = response.CacheMissPercentage;
double cacheUsedPercentage = response.CacheUsedPercentage;
List diskIds = response.DiskIds;
string gatewayARN = response.GatewayARN;


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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