AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Resets all cache disks that have encountered a error and makes the disks available for reconfiguration as cache storage. If your cache disk encounters a error, the gateway prevents read and write operations on virtual tapes in the gateway. For example, an error can occur when a disk is corrupted or removed from the gateway. When a cache is reset, the gateway loses its cache storage. At this point you can reconfigure the disks as cache disks. This operation is only supported in the cached volume and tape types.

If the cache disk you are resetting contains data that has not been uploaded to Amazon S3 yet, that data can be lost. After you reset cache disks, there will be no configured cache disks left in the gateway, so you must configure at least one new cache disk for your gateway to function properly.


This is an asynchronous operation using the standard naming convention for .NET 4.5 or higher. For .NET 3.5 the operation is implemented as a pair of methods using the standard naming convention of BeginResetCache and EndResetCache.

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


public virtual Task<ResetCacheResponse> ResetCacheAsync(
         String gatewayARN,
         CancellationToken cancellationToken
Type: System.String

A property of ResetCacheRequest used to execute the ResetCache service method.

Type: System.Threading.CancellationToken

A cancellation token that can be used by other objects or threads to receive notice of cancellation.

Return Value
The response from the ResetCache 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.

Version Information

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 1.3

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5

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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