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Deletes the specified Direct Connect gateway. You must first delete all virtual interfaces that are attached to the Direct Connect gateway and disassociate all virtual private gateways associated with the Direct Connect gateway.

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See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--direct-connect-gateway-id <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--direct-connect-gateway-id (string)

The ID of the Direct Connect gateway.

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.



To use the following examples, you must have the AWS CLI installed and configured. See the Getting started guide in the AWS CLI User Guide for more information.

Unless otherwise stated, all examples have unix-like quotation rules. These examples will need to be adapted to your terminal's quoting rules. See Using quotation marks with strings in the AWS CLI User Guide .

To delete a Direct Connect gateway

The following example deletes Direct Connect gateway 5f294f92-bafb-4011-916d-9b0bexample.


aws directconnect delete-direct-connect-gateway --direct-connect-gateway-id 5f294f92-bafb-4011-916d-9b0bexample


  "directConnectGateway": {
      "amazonSideAsn": 64512,
      "directConnectGatewayId": "5f294f92-bafb-4011-916d-9b0bexample",
      "ownerAccount": "123456789012",
      "directConnectGatewayName": "DxGateway1",
      "directConnectGatewayState": "deleting"


directConnectGateway -> (structure)

The Direct Connect gateway.

directConnectGatewayId -> (string)

The ID of the Direct Connect gateway.

directConnectGatewayName -> (string)

The name of the Direct Connect gateway.

amazonSideAsn -> (long)

The autonomous system number (ASN) for the Amazon side of the connection.

ownerAccount -> (string)

The ID of the Amazon Web Services account that owns the Direct Connect gateway.

directConnectGatewayState -> (string)

The state of the Direct Connect gateway. The following are the possible values:

  • pending : The initial state after calling CreateDirectConnectGateway .
  • available : The Direct Connect gateway is ready for use.
  • deleting : The initial state after calling DeleteDirectConnectGateway .
  • deleted : The Direct Connect gateway is deleted and cannot pass traffic.

stateChangeError -> (string)

The error message if the state of an object failed to advance.