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API Reference (API Version 2010-05-08)

DeleteVirtualMFADevice

Deletes a virtual MFA device.

Note

You must deactivate a user's virtual MFA device before you can delete it. For information about deactivating MFA devices, see DeactivateMFADevice.

Request Parameters

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

SerialNumber

The serial number that uniquely identifies the MFA device. For virtual MFA devices, the serial number is the same as the ARN.

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 9. Maximum length of 256.

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

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

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=DeleteVirtualMFADevice &SerialNumber=arn:aws:iam::123456789012:mfa/ExampleName &Version=2010-05-08 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

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

See Also

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