Amazon ElastiCache
API Reference (API Version 2015-02-02)

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Deletes the specified cache parameter group. You cannot delete a cache parameter group if it is associated with any cache clusters.

Request Parameters

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


The name of the cache parameter group to delete.


The specified cache security group must not be associated with any clusters.

Type: String

Required: Yes


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


The requested cache parameter group name does not refer to an existing cache parameter group.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The current state of the cache parameter group does not allow the requested operation to occur.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Two or more incompatible parameters were specified.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The value for a parameter is invalid.

HTTP Status Code: 400



Sample Request ?Action=DeleteCacheParameterGroup &CacheParameterGroupName=myparametergroup &Version=2015-02-02 &SignatureVersion=4 &SignatureMethod=HmacSHA256 &Timestamp=20150202T192317Z &X-Amz-Credential=<credential>

Sample Response

<DeleteCacheParameterGroupResponse xmlns=""> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>d0a417cb-575b-11e0-8869-cd22b4f9d96f</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </DeleteCacheParameterGroupResponse>

See Also

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