Amazon CloudWatch Events
User Guide

Deleting or Disabling a CloudWatch Events Rule

Use the following steps to delete or disable a CloudWatch Events rule.

To delete or disable a rule

  1. Open the CloudWatch console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/cloudwatch/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Rules.

    Managed rules have a box icon next to their names. For more information, see Amazon CloudWatch Events Managed Rules.

  3. Do one of the following:

    1. To delete a rule, select the button next to the rule and choose Actions, Delete, Delete.

      If the rule is a managed rule, you must type the name of the rule to acknowledge that it is a managed rule, and that deleting it may stop functionality in the service that created the rule. To continue, type the rule name and choose Force delete.

    2. To temporarily disable a rule, select the button next to the rule and choose Actions, Disable, Disable.

      You cannot disable a managed rule.