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API Reference (API Version 2010-05-08)

DeletePolicyVersion

Deletes the specified version from the specified managed policy.

You cannot delete the default version from a policy using this API. To delete the default version from a policy, use DeletePolicy. To find out which version of a policy is marked as the default version, use ListPolicyVersions.

For information about versions for managed policies, see Versioning for Managed Policies in the IAM User Guide.

Request Parameters

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

PolicyArn

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the IAM policy from which you want to delete a version.

For more information about ARNs, see Amazon Resource Names (ARNs) and AWS Service Namespaces in the AWS General Reference.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 20. Maximum length of 2048.

Required: Yes

VersionId

The policy version to delete.

This parameter allows (per its regex pattern) a string of characters that consists of the lowercase letter 'v' followed by one or two digits, and optionally followed by a period '.' and a string of letters and digits.

For more information about managed policy versions, see Versioning for Managed Policies in the IAM User Guide.

Type: String

Pattern: v[1-9][0-9]*(\.[A-Za-z0-9-]*)?

Required: Yes

Errors

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

DeleteConflict

The request was rejected because it attempted to delete a resource that has attached subordinate entities. The error message describes these entities.

HTTP Status Code: 409

InvalidInput

The request was rejected because an invalid or out-of-range value was supplied for an input parameter.

HTTP Status Code: 400

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=DeletePolicyVersion &PolicyArn=arn:aws:iam::123456789012:policy/S3-read-only-example-bucket &VersionId=v2 &Version=2010-05-08 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

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<DeletePolicyVersionResponse xmlns="https://iam.amazonaws.com/doc/2010-05-08/"> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>268e1556-3d19-11e4-a4a0-cffb9EXAMPLE</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </DeletePolicyVersionResponse>

See Also

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