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API Reference (API Version 2016-11-15)

DeleteVpc

Deletes the specified VPC. You must detach or delete all gateways and resources that are associated with the VPC before you can delete it. For example, you must terminate all instances running in the VPC, delete all security groups associated with the VPC (except the default one), delete all route tables associated with the VPC (except the default one), and so on.

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

VpcId

The ID of the VPC.

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 specified VPC.

Sample Request

https://ec2.amazonaws.com/?Action=DeleteVpc							 
&VpcId=vpc-1a2b3c4d
&AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<DeleteVpcResponse xmlns="http://ec2.amazonaws.com/doc/2016-11-15/">					
   <requestId>7a62c49f-347e-4fc4-9331-6e8eEXAMPLE</requestId>
   <return>true</return>
</DeleteVpcResponse>

See Also

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