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API Reference (API Version 2015-10-07)

RemoveTargets

Removes the specified targets from the specified rule. When the rule is triggered, those targets are no longer be invoked.

When you remove a target, when the associated rule triggers, removed targets might continue to be invoked. Please allow a short period of time for changes to take effect.

Request Syntax

{
   "Ids": [ "string" ],
   "Rule": "string"
}

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

Ids

The IDs of the targets to remove from the rule.

Type: array of Strings

Array Members: Minimum number of 1 item. Maximum number of 100 items.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 64.

Pattern: [\.\-_A-Za-z0-9]+

Required: Yes

Rule

The name of the rule.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 64.

Pattern: [\.\-_A-Za-z0-9]+

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{
   "FailedEntries": [ 
      { 
         "ErrorCode": "string",
         "ErrorMessage": "string",
         "TargetId": "string"
      }
   ],
   "FailedEntryCount": number
}

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

FailedEntries

The failed target entries.

Type: array of RemoveTargetsResultEntry objects

FailedEntryCount

The number of failed entries.

Type: Integer

Errors

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

ConcurrentModificationException

There is concurrent modification on a rule or target.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InternalException

This exception occurs due to unexpected causes.

HTTP Status Code: 500

ResourceNotFoundException

The rule does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400

Example

Removes a target with ID "MyTargetId" from a rule named "test"

The following is an example of a RemoveTargets request.

Sample Request

POST / HTTP/1.1
Host: events.<region>.<domain>
x-amz-Date: <Date>
Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=<Credential>, SignedHeaders=content-type;date;host;user-agent;x-amz-date;x-amz-target;x-amzn-requestid, Signature=<Signature>
User-Agent: <UserAgentString>
Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1
Content-Length: <PayloadSizeBytes>
Connection: Keep-Alive 
X-Amz-Target: AWSEvents.RemoveTargets

{
    "Rule": "test", 
    "Ids": [
        "MyTargetId"
    ]
}

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
x-amzn-RequestId: <RequestId>
Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1
Content-Length: <PayloadSizeBytes>
Date: <Date>

{
    "FailedEntries": [],
    "FailedEntryCount": 0
}