AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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The DeleteDBInstance action deletes a previously provisioned DB instance. When you delete a DB instance, all automated backups for that instance are deleted and cannot be recovered. Manual DB snapshots of the DB instance to be deleted by DeleteDBInstance are not deleted.

If you request a final DB snapshot the status of the Amazon RDS DB instance is deleting until the DB snapshot is created. The API action DescribeDBInstance is used to monitor the status of this operation. The action cannot be canceled or reverted once submitted.

Note that when a DB instance is in a failure state and has a status of failed, incompatible-restore, or incompatible-network, you can only delete it when the SkipFinalSnapshot parameter is set to true.

If the specified DB instance is part of an Amazon Aurora DB cluster, you cannot delete the DB instance if both of the following conditions are true:

To delete a DB instance in this case, first call the PromoteReadReplicaDBCluster API action to promote the DB cluster so it's no longer a Read Replica. After the promotion completes, then call the DeleteDBInstance API action to delete the final instance in the DB cluster.

Note:

For PCL this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to DeleteDBInstanceAsync.

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

Syntax

C#
public virtual DeleteDBInstanceResponse DeleteDBInstance(
         DeleteDBInstanceRequest request
)
Parameters
request
Type: Amazon.RDS.Model.DeleteDBInstanceRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the DeleteDBInstance service method.

Return Value
The response from the DeleteDBInstance service method, as returned by RDS.

Exceptions

ExceptionCondition
DBInstanceNotFoundException DBInstanceIdentifier does not refer to an existing DB instance.
DBSnapshotAlreadyExistsException DBSnapshotIdentifier is already used by an existing snapshot.
InvalidDBClusterStateException The DB cluster is not in a valid state.
InvalidDBInstanceStateException The specified DB instance is not in the available state.
SnapshotQuotaExceededException Request would result in user exceeding the allowed number of DB snapshots.

Version Information

.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

See Also