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[ aws . dynamodb ]



Deletes the resource-based policy attached to the resource, which can be a table or stream.

DeleteResourcePolicy is an idempotent operation; running it multiple times on the same resource doesn't result in an error response, unless you specify an ExpectedRevisionId , which will then return a PolicyNotFoundException .


To make sure that you don't inadvertently lock yourself out of your own resources, the root principal in your Amazon Web Services account can perform DeleteResourcePolicy requests, even if your resource-based policy explicitly denies the root principal's access.


DeleteResourcePolicy is an asynchronous operation. If you issue a GetResourcePolicy request immediately after running the DeleteResourcePolicy request, DynamoDB might still return the deleted policy. This is because the policy for your resource might not have been deleted yet. Wait for a few seconds, and then try the GetResourcePolicy request again.

See also: AWS API Documentation


--resource-arn <value>
[--expected-revision-id <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]


--resource-arn (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the DynamoDB resource from which the policy will be removed. The resources you can specify include tables and streams. If you remove the policy of a table, it will also remove the permissions for the table's indexes defined in that policy document. This is because index permissions are defined in the table's policy.

--expected-revision-id (string)

A string value that you can use to conditionally delete your policy. When you provide an expected revision ID, if the revision ID of the existing policy on the resource doesn't match or if there's no policy attached to the resource, the request will fail and return a PolicyNotFoundException .

--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.

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command's default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json
  • text
  • table

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on
  • off
  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.


RevisionId -> (string)

A unique string that represents the revision ID of the policy. If you're comparing revision IDs, make sure to always use string comparison logic.

This value will be empty if you make a request against a resource without a policy.