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API Reference (API Version 2016-11-15)

DeletePlacementGroup

Deletes the specified placement group. You must terminate all instances in the placement group before you can delete the placement group. For more information about placement groups and cluster instances, see Cluster Instances in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide.

Request Parameters

The following parameters are for this specific action. For more information about required and optional parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Query Parameters.

DryRun

Checks whether you have the required permissions for the action, without actually making the request, and provides an error response. If you have the required permissions, the error response is DryRunOperation. Otherwise, it is UnauthorizedOperation.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

GroupName

The name of the placement group.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.

requestId

The ID of the request.

Type: String

return

Is true if the request succeeds, and an error otherwise.

Type: Boolean

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Client Errors.

Example

Example

This example deletes the placement group named XYZ-cluster.

Sample Request

https://ec2.amazonaws.com/?Action=DeletePlacementGroup
&GroupName=XYZ-cluster
&AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<DeletePlacementGroupResponse xmlns="http://ec2.amazonaws.com/doc/2016-11-15/">
   <requestId>d4904fd9-82c2-4ea5-adfe-a9cc3EXAMPLE</requestId>
   <return>true</return>
</DeletePlacementGroupResponse>

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: