DisassociateRecoveryPoint - AWS Backup


Deletes the specified continuous backup recovery point from AWS Backup and releases control of that continuous backup to the source service, such as Amazon RDS. The source service will continue to create and retain continuous backups using the lifecycle that you specified in your original backup plan.

Does not support snapshot backup recovery points.

Request Syntax

POST /backup-vaults/backupVaultName/recovery-points/recoveryPointArn/disassociate HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The unique name of an AWS Backup vault.

Pattern: ^[a-zA-Z0-9\-\_]{2,50}$

Required: Yes


An Amazon Resource Name (ARN) that uniquely identifies an AWS Backup recovery point.

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.


Indicates that something is wrong with a parameter's value. For example, the value is out of range.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Indicates that something is wrong with the input to the request. For example, a parameter is of the wrong type.

HTTP Status Code: 400


AWS Backup is already performing an action on this recovery point. It can't perform the action you requested until the first action finishes. Try again later.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Indicates that a required parameter is missing.

HTTP Status Code: 400


A resource that is required for the action doesn't exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The request failed due to a temporary failure of the server.

HTTP Status Code: 500

See Also

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