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API Reference (API Version 2015-05-28)

DeleteThing

Deletes the specified thing.

Request Syntax

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DELETE /things/thingName?expectedVersion=expectedVersion HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request requires the following URI parameters.

expectedVersion

The expected version of the thing record in the registry. If the version of the record in the registry does not match the expected version specified in the request, the DeleteThing request is rejected with a VersionConflictException.

thingName

The name of the thing to delete.

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

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9:_-]+

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

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HTTP/1.1 200

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.

Errors

InternalFailureException

An unexpected error has occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 500

InvalidRequestException

The request is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ResourceNotFoundException

The specified resource does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404

ServiceUnavailableException

The service is temporarily unavailable.

HTTP Status Code: 503

ThrottlingException

The rate exceeds the limit.

HTTP Status Code: 429

UnauthorizedException

You are not authorized to perform this operation.

HTTP Status Code: 401

VersionConflictException

An exception thrown when the version of a thing passed to a command is different than the version specified with the --version parameter.

HTTP Status Code: 409

See Also

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