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delete-role

Description

Deletes the specified role. The role must not have any policies attached. For more information about roles, go to Working with Roles .

Warning

Make sure you do not have any Amazon EC2 instances running with the role you are about to delete. Deleting a role or instance profile that is associated with a running instance will break any applications running on the instance.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Synopsis

  delete-role
--role-name <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--role-name (string)

The name of the role 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: _+=,.@-

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

Examples

To delete an IAM role

The following delete-role command removes the role named Test-Role:

aws iam delete-role --role-name Test-Role

Before you can delete a role, you must remove the role from any instance profile (remove-role-from-instance-profile), detach any managed policies (detach-role-policy) and delete any inline policies that are attached to the role (delete-role-policy).

For more information, see Creating a Role and Instance Profiles in the Using IAM guide.

Output

None