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API Reference (API Version 2010-05-08)

DeleteInstanceProfile

Deletes the specified instance profile. The instance profile must not have an associated role.

Important

Make sure you do not have any Amazon EC2 instances running with the instance profile you are about to delete. Deleting a role or instance profile that is associated with a running instance will break any applications running on the instance.

For more information about instance profiles, go to About Instance Profiles.

Request Parameters

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

InstanceProfileName

The name of the instance profile to delete.

This parameter allows (per 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

Errors

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

DeleteConflict

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: 409

LimitExceeded

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: 409

NoSuchEntity

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

HTTP Status Code: 404

ServiceFailure

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

HTTP Status Code: 500

Example

Sample Request

https://iam.amazonaws.com/?Action=DeleteInstanceProfile &InstanceProfileName=Webserver &Version=2010-05-08 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<DeleteInstanceProfileResponse xmlns="https://iam.amazonaws.com/doc/2010-05-08/"> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>90c18667-99f3-11e1-a4c3-27EXAMPLE804</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </DeleteInstanceProfileResponse>

See Also

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