DeleteDBClusterSnapshot - Amazon Relational Database Service


Deletes a DB cluster snapshot. If the snapshot is being copied, the copy operation is terminated.


The DB cluster snapshot must be in the available state to be deleted.

For more information on Amazon Aurora, see What is Amazon Aurora? in the Amazon Aurora User Guide.

For more information on Multi-AZ DB clusters, see Multi-AZ DB cluster deployments in the Amazon RDS User Guide.

Request Parameters

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


The identifier of the DB cluster snapshot to delete.

Constraints: Must be the name of an existing DB cluster snapshot in the available state.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following element is returned by the service.


Contains the details for an Amazon RDS DB cluster snapshot

This data type is used as a response element in the DescribeDBClusterSnapshots action.

Type: DBClusterSnapshot object


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


DBClusterSnapshotIdentifier doesn't refer to an existing DB cluster snapshot.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The supplied value isn't a valid DB cluster snapshot state.

HTTP Status Code: 400



This example illustrates one usage of DeleteDBClusterSnapshot.

Sample Request ?Action=DeleteDBClusterSnapshot &DBClusterSnapshotIdentifier=sample-cluster-snapshot &SignatureMethod=HmacSHA256 &SignatureVersion=4 &Version=2014-10-31 &X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 &X-Amz-Credential=AKIADQKE4SARGYLE/20150318/us-east-1/rds/aws4_request &X-Amz-Date=20150318T215614Z &X-Amz-SignedHeaders=content-type;host;user-agent;x-amz-content-sha256;x-amz-date &X-Amz-Signature=7aaab0a295151051bc4723f5b1f7b6b535615b8db9256bd56993c4dc6df4c2c4

Sample Response

<DeleteDBClusterSnapshotResponse xmlns=""> <DeleteDBClusterSnapshotResult> <DBClusterSnapshot> <Port>0</Port> <Status>available</Status> <Engine>aurora</Engine> <SnapshotType>manual</SnapshotType> <LicenseModel>aurora</LicenseModel> <DBClusterSnapshotIdentifier>sample-cluster-snapshot</DBClusterSnapshotIdentifier> <SnapshotCreateTime>2015-03-18T20:53:22.523Z</SnapshotCreateTime> <DBClusterIdentifier>sample-cluster</DBClusterIdentifier> <VpcId>vpc-3fabee54</VpcId> <ClusterCreateTime>2015-03-06T22:11:13.826Z</ClusterCreateTime> <PercentProgress>100</PercentProgress> <AllocatedStorage>1</AllocatedStorage> <MasterUsername>awsuser</MasterUsername> </DBClusterSnapshot> </DeleteDBClusterSnapshotResult> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>994ab08d-cdb9-2ce4-abf9-7528e6348483</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </DeleteDBClusterSnapshotResponse>

See Also

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