AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Returns information about the working storage of a gateway. This operation is only supported in the stored volumes gateway type. This operation is deprecated in cached volumes API version (20120630). Use DescribeUploadBuffer instead.

Working storage is also referred to as upload buffer. You can also use the DescribeUploadBuffer operation to add upload buffer to a stored volume gateway.

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


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

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


public virtual DescribeWorkingStorageResponse DescribeWorkingStorage(
         DescribeWorkingStorageRequest request
Type: Amazon.StorageGateway.Model.DescribeWorkingStorageRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the DescribeWorkingStorage 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.


This operation is supported only for the gateway-stored volume architecture. This operation is deprecated in cached-volumes API version (20120630). Use DescribeUploadBuffer instead.

To describe the working storage of a gateway [Depreciated]

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

List diskIds = response.DiskIds;
string gatewayARN = response.GatewayARN;
long workingStorageAllocatedInBytes = response.WorkingStorageAllocatedInBytes;
long workingStorageUsedInBytes = response.WorkingStorageUsedInBytes;


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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