Amazon SimpleDB
Developer Guide (API Version 2009-04-15)

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The DeleteDomain operation deletes a domain. Any items (and their attributes) in the domain are deleted as well. The DeleteDomain operation might take 10 or more seconds to complete.


Running DeleteDomain on a domain that does not exist or running the function multiple times using the same domain name will not result in an error response.

Request Parameters

Name Description Required

The name of the domain to delete.

Type: String


Response Elements

See Common Response Elements.

Special Errors

Error Description
MissingParameter The request must contain the parameter DomainName.


Sample Request ?Action=DeleteDomain &AWSAccessKeyId=[valid access key id] &DomainName=MyDomain &SignatureVersion=2 &SignatureMethod=HmacSHA256 &Timestamp=2010-01-25T15%3A02%3A20-07%3A00 &Version=2009-04-15 &Signature=[valid signature]

Sample Response

<DeleteDomainResponse> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>c522638b-31a2-4d69-b376-8c5428744704</RequestId> <BoxUsage>0.0000219907</BoxUsage> </ResponseMetadata> </DeleteDomainResponse>