Release: AWS SDK for .NET 1.0.1

Release Notes>.NET>Release: AWS SDK for .NET 1.0.1
This release includes new online reference documentation and improvements to Amazon S3 PUT object request timeouts.


Submitted By: Craig@AWS
Release Date: November 17, 2009 12:00 AM GMT
Created On: November 17, 2009 5:59 PM GMT
Last Updated: November 17, 2009 8:10 PM GMT

What's New?

New Online Reference Documentation

Reference documentation for the AWS SDK for .NET is now available online at:

Improvements to Amazon S3 PUT object request timeout

The deafult timeout for Amazon S3 PUT requests was increased to 20 minutes. Additionally, the request timeout can be configured by the application using the WithTimeout() method. For example:

PutObjectRequest putRequest = new PutObjectRequest();
//Request Timeout in milliseconds.
putRequest.WithTimeout(30 * 60 * 1000); 
putRequest.WithContentBody("sample  body");

Supported API Versions

This release of the AWS SDK for .NET supports the following API versions:

Service API Version
Amazon EC2


Amazon S3 2006-03-01
Amazon SimpleDB 2009-04-15
Amazon RDS 2009-10-16
Amazon CloudFront 2009-04-02
Amazon SQS 2009-02-01
Amazon Elastic MapReduce 2009-03-31
Amazon CloudWatch 2009-05-15
Elastic LoadBalancing 2009-05-15
Auto Scaling 2009-05-15

Known Issues

Installation Requires Administrator Privileges The default install location is %PROGRAMFILES%, which on most computers is "c:\program files". In order to install files to the default location, the MSI must be run by an Administrator. If you don't have Administrator privileges on the machine, please change the install location to something like "c:\Documents and Settings\<you>\AWS SDK for .NET", and the install will complete successfully. If you are running on Vista, your personal folder is similar to "c:\users\<you>\".

See also the related known issue on installing the SDK in a custom folder.

Installing the SDK in a custom folder requires templates to re-add the AWS .NET library If you install the AWS SDK for .NET in a location other than the default, let's say "c:\users\sdktester\AWS SDK for .NET", the built-in project templates and samples fail to compile due to a missing reference. Please update the References section of your Visual Studio solution as follows:

  1. Remove the existing AWSSDK reference.
  2. Right-click on References and select Add a Reference.
  3. Browse to the new install location's bin folder (c:\users\sdktester\AWS SDK for .NET\bin).
  4. Select the AWSSDK.dll from within the folder.
  5. Compile -> Run -> Explore AWS.
Uninstalling the SDK produces "Unknown Publisher" message On Windows Vista, uninstalling the MSI results in an "Unknown Publisher" dialog even though the installer is signed by Amazon Web Services. This is a known Windows Installer bug on Windows Vista, and is documented here:
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