DeleteGroup -

DeleteGroup

Deletes the specified IAM group. The group must not contain any users or have any attached policies.

Request Syntax

{ "GroupName": "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.

GroupName

The name of the IAM group to delete.

This parameter allows (through its regex pattern) a string of characters consisting of upper and lowercase alphanumeric characters with no spaces. You can also include any of the following characters: _+=,.@-

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [\w+=,.@-]+

Required: Yes

Response Elements

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

Errors

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

DeleteConflictException

The request was rejected because it attempted to delete a resource that has attached subordinate entities. The error message describes these entities.

HTTP Status Code: 400

LimitExceededException

The request was rejected because it attempted to create resources beyond the current AWS account limits. The error message describes the limit exceeded.

HTTP Status Code: 400

NoSuchEntityException

The request was rejected because it referenced a resource entity that does not exist. The error message describes the resource.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ServiceFailureException

The request processing has failed because of an unknown error, exception or failure.

HTTP Status Code: 400

Examples

Example

This example illustrates one usage of DeleteGroup.

Sample Request

https://iam.amazonaws.com/?Action=DeleteGroup &GroupName=Test &Version=2010-05-08 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<DeleteGroupResponse xmlns="https://iam.amazonaws.com/doc/2010-05-08/"> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>7a62c49f-347e-4fc4-9331-6e8eEXAMPLE</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </DeleteGroupResponse>

See Also

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