AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Container for the parameters to the DeleteImportedKeyMaterial operation. Deletes key material that you previously imported and makes the specified customer master key (CMK) unusable. For more information about importing key material into AWS KMS, see Importing Key Material in the AWS Key Management Service Developer Guide.

When the specified CMK is in the PendingDeletion state, this operation does not change the CMK's state. Otherwise, it changes the CMK's state to PendingImport.

After you delete key material, you can use ImportKeyMaterial to reimport the same key material into the CMK.

Inheritance Hierarchy


Namespace: Amazon.KeyManagementService.Model
Assembly: AWSSDK.KeyManagementService.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public class DeleteImportedKeyMaterialRequest : AmazonKeyManagementServiceRequest

The DeleteImportedKeyMaterialRequest type exposes the following members



Public Property KeyId System.String

Gets and sets the property KeyId.

The identifier of the CMK whose key material to delete. The CMK's Origin must be EXTERNAL.

A valid identifier is the unique key ID or the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the CMK. Examples:

  • Unique key ID: 1234abcd-12ab-34cd-56ef-1234567890ab

  • Key ARN: arn:aws:kms:us-east-2:111122223333:key/1234abcd-12ab-34cd-56ef-1234567890ab


The following example deletes the imported key material from the specified customer master key (CMK).

To delete imported key material

var response = client.DeleteImportedKeyMaterial(new DeleteImportedKeyMaterialRequest 
    KeyId = "1234abcd-12ab-34cd-56ef-1234567890ab" // The identifier of the CMK whose imported key material you are deleting. You can use the key ID or the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the CMK.


Version Information

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 1.3

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms