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[ aws . ec2 ]

delete-security-group

Description

Deletes a security group.

If you attempt to delete a security group that is associated with an instance, or is referenced by another security group, the operation fails with InvalidGroup.InUse in EC2-Classic or DependencyViolation in EC2-VPC.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  delete-security-group
[--group-id <value>]
[--group-name <value>]
[--dry-run | --no-dry-run]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--group-id (string)

The ID of the security group. Required for a nondefault VPC.

--group-name (string)

[EC2-Classic, default VPC] The name of the security group. You can specify either the security group name or the security group ID.

--dry-run | --no-dry-run (boolean)

Checks whether you have the required permissions for the action, without actually making the request, and provides an error response. If you have the required permissions, the error response is DryRunOperation . Otherwise, it is UnauthorizedOperation .

--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.

Examples

[EC2-Classic] To delete a security group

This example deletes the security group named MySecurityGroup. If the command succeeds, no output is returned.

Command:

aws ec2 delete-security-group --group-name MySecurityGroup

[EC2-VPC] To delete a security group

This example deletes the security group with the ID sg-903004f8. Note that you can't reference a security group for EC2-VPC by name. If the command succeeds, no output is returned.

Command:

aws ec2 delete-security-group --group-id sg-903004f8

For more information, see Using Security Groups in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide.

Output

None