DeleteAccountSetting - Amazon Elastic Container Service


Disables an account setting for a specified user, role, or the root user for an account.

Request Syntax

{ "name": "string", "principalArn": "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.


The resource name to disable the account setting for. If serviceLongArnFormat is specified, the ARN for your Amazon ECS services is affected. If taskLongArnFormat is specified, the ARN and resource ID for your Amazon ECS tasks is affected. If containerInstanceLongArnFormat is specified, the ARN and resource ID for your Amazon ECS container instances is affected. If awsvpcTrunking is specified, the ENI limit for your Amazon ECS container instances is affected.

Type: String

Valid Values: serviceLongArnFormat | taskLongArnFormat | containerInstanceLongArnFormat | awsvpcTrunking | containerInsights | fargateFIPSMode | tagResourceAuthorization | fargateTaskRetirementWaitPeriod | guardDutyActivate

Required: Yes


The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the principal. It can be an user, role, or the root user. If you specify the root user, it disables the account setting for all users, roles, and the root user of the account unless a user or role explicitly overrides these settings. If this field is omitted, the setting is changed only for the authenticated user.

Type: String

Required: No

Response Syntax

{ "setting": { "name": "string", "principalArn": "string", "type": "string", "value": "string" } }

Response Elements

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

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


The account setting for the specified principal ARN.

Type: Setting object


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


These errors are usually caused by a client action. This client action might be using an action or resource on behalf of a user that doesn't have permissions to use the action or resource. Or, it might be specifying an identifier that isn't valid.

The following list includes additional causes for the error:

  • The RunTask could not be processed because you use managed scaling and there is a capacity error because the quota of tasks in the PROVISIONING per cluster has been reached. For information about the service quotas, see Amazon ECS service quotas.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified parameter isn't valid. Review the available parameters for the API request.

HTTP Status Code: 400


These errors are usually caused by a server issue.

HTTP Status Code: 500

See Also

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