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AWS Identity and Access Management
API Reference (API Version 2010-05-08)

DeleteGroupPolicy

Deletes the specified inline policy that is embedded in the specified IAM group.

A group can also have managed policies attached to it. To detach a managed policy from a group, use DetachGroupPolicy. For more information about policies, refer to Managed Policies and Inline Policies in the IAM User Guide.

Request Parameters

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

GroupName

The name (friendly name, not ARN) identifying the group that the policy is embedded in.

This parameter allows (per its regex pattern) a string of characters consisting of upper and lowercase alphanumeric characters with no spaces. You can also include any of the following characters: =,.@-

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [\w+=,.@-]+

Required: Yes

PolicyName

The name identifying the policy document to delete.

This parameter allows (per its regex pattern) a string of characters consisting of upper and lowercase alphanumeric characters with no spaces. You can also include any of the following characters: =,.@-+

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [\w+=,.@-]+

Required: Yes

Errors

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

LimitExceeded

The request was rejected because it attempted to create resources beyond the current AWS account limits. The error message describes the limit exceeded.

HTTP Status Code: 409

NoSuchEntity

The request was rejected because it referenced an entity that does not exist. The error message describes the entity.

HTTP Status Code: 404

ServiceFailure

The request processing has failed because of an unknown error, exception or failure.

HTTP Status Code: 500

Example

Sample Request

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https://iam.amazonaws.com/?Action=DeleteGroupPolicy &GroupName=Admins &PolicyName=AdminFullAccess &Version=2010-05-08 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

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<DeleteGroupPolicyResponse xmlns="https://iam.amazonaws.com/doc/2010-05-08/"> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>7a62c49f-347e-4fc4-9331-6e8eEXAMPLE</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </DeleteGroupPolicyResponse>

See Also

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