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API Reference (API Version 2013-02-18)

DeleteInstance

Deletes a specified instance, which terminates the associated Amazon EC2 instance. You must stop an instance before you can delete it.

For more information, see Deleting Instances.

Required Permissions: To use this action, an IAM user must have a Manage permissions level for the stack, or an attached policy that explicitly grants permissions. For more information on user permissions, see Managing User Permissions.

Request Syntax

{ "DeleteElasticIp": boolean, "DeleteVolumes": boolean, "InstanceId": "string" }

Request Parameters

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

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

DeleteElasticIp

Whether to delete the instance Elastic IP address.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

DeleteVolumes

Whether to delete the instance's Amazon EBS volumes.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

InstanceId

The instance ID.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

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

Errors

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

ResourceNotFoundException

Indicates that a resource was not found.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ValidationException

Indicates that a request was not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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