DeleteControl - AWS Audit Manager


Deletes a custom control in AWS Audit Manager.


When you invoke this operation, the custom control is deleted from any frameworks or assessments that it’s currently part of. As a result, Audit Manager will stop collecting evidence for that custom control in all of your assessments. This includes assessments that you previously created before you deleted the custom control.

Request Syntax

DELETE /controls/controlId HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The unique identifier for the control.

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 36.

Pattern: ^[a-f0-9]{8}-[a-f0-9]{4}-[a-f0-9]{4}-[a-f0-9]{4}-[a-f0-9]{12}$

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200

Response Elements

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


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


Your account isn't registered with AWS Audit Manager. Check the delegated administrator setup on the Audit Manager settings page, and try again.

HTTP Status Code: 403


An internal service error occurred during the processing of your request. Try again later.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The resource that's specified in the request can't be found.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The request has invalid or missing parameters.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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