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Deletes a DBSnapshot. If the snapshot is being copied, the copy operation is terminated.


The DBSnapshot must be in the available state to be deleted.

See also: AWS API Documentation


--db-snapshot-identifier <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--db-snapshot-identifier (string)

The DBSnapshot identifier.

Constraints: Must be the name of an existing DB snapshot in the available state.

--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.


DBSnapshot -> (structure)

Contains the result of a successful invocation of the following actions:

  • create-db-snapshot
  • delete-db-snapshot

This data type is used as a response element in the describe-db-snapshots action.

DBSnapshotIdentifier -> (string)

Specifies the identifier for the DB snapshot.

DBInstanceIdentifier -> (string)

Specifies the DB instance identifier of the DB instance this DB snapshot was created from.

SnapshotCreateTime -> (timestamp)

Provides the time when the snapshot was taken, in Universal Coordinated Time (UTC).

Engine -> (string)

Specifies the name of the database engine.

AllocatedStorage -> (integer)

Specifies the allocated storage size in gigabytes (GB).

Status -> (string)

Specifies the status of this DB snapshot.

Port -> (integer)

Specifies the port that the database engine was listening on at the time of the snapshot.

AvailabilityZone -> (string)

Specifies the name of the Availability Zone the DB instance was located in at the time of the DB snapshot.

VpcId -> (string)

Provides the VPC ID associated with the DB snapshot.

InstanceCreateTime -> (timestamp)

Specifies the time when the snapshot was taken, in Universal Coordinated Time (UTC).

MasterUsername -> (string)

Provides the master username for the DB snapshot.

EngineVersion -> (string)

Specifies the version of the database engine.

LicenseModel -> (string)

License model information for the restored DB instance.

SnapshotType -> (string)

Provides the type of the DB snapshot.

Iops -> (integer)

Specifies the Provisioned IOPS (I/O operations per second) value of the DB instance at the time of the snapshot.

OptionGroupName -> (string)

Provides the option group name for the DB snapshot.

PercentProgress -> (integer)

The percentage of the estimated data that has been transferred.

SourceRegion -> (string)

The region that the DB snapshot was created in or copied from.

SourceDBSnapshotIdentifier -> (string)

The DB snapshot Arn that the DB snapshot was copied from. It only has value in case of cross customer or cross region copy.

StorageType -> (string)

Specifies the storage type associated with DB snapshot.

TdeCredentialArn -> (string)

The ARN from the key store with which to associate the instance for TDE encryption.

Encrypted -> (boolean)

Specifies whether the DB snapshot is encrypted.

KmsKeyId -> (string)

If Encrypted is true, the KMS key identifier for the encrypted DB snapshot.

DBSnapshotArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) for the DB snapshot.

Timezone -> (string)

The time zone of the DB snapshot. In most cases, the Timezone element is empty. Timezone content appears only for snapshots taken from Microsoft SQL Server DB instances that were created with a time zone specified.