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delete-tags

Description

Deletes the specified set of tags from the specified set of resources.

To list the current tags, use DescribeTags . For more information about tags, see Tagging Your Resources in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  delete-tags
[--dry-run | --no-dry-run]
--resources <value>
[--tags <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--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 .

--resources (list)

The IDs of the resources, separated by spaces.

Constraints: Up to 1000 resource IDs. We recommend breaking up this request into smaller batches.

Syntax:

"string" "string" ...

--tags (list)

The tags to delete. Specify a tag key and an optional tag value to delete specific tags. If you specify a tag key without a tag value, we delete any tag with this key regardless of its value. If you specify a tag key with an empty string as the tag value, we delete the tag only if its value is an empty string.

If you omit this parameter, we delete all user-defined tags for the specified resources. We do not delete AWS-generated tags (tags that have the aws: prefix).

Shorthand Syntax:

Key=string,Value=string ...

JSON Syntax:

[
  {
    "Key": "string",
    "Value": "string"
  }
  ...
]

--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

Example 1: To delete a tag from a resource

The following delete-tags example deletes the tag Stack=Test from the specified image. When you specify both a value and a key name, the tag is deleted only if the tag's value matches the specified value.

aws ec2 delete-tags \
    --resources ami-1234567890abcdef0 \
    --tags Key=Stack,Value=Test

It's optional to specify the value for a tag. The following delete-tags example deletes the tag with the key name purpose from the specified instance, regardless of the tag value for the tag.

aws ec2 delete-tags \
    --resources i-1234567890abcdef0 \
    --tags Key=purpose

If you specify the empty string as the tag value, the tag is deleted only if the tag's value is the empty string. The following delete-tags example specifies the empty string as the tag value for the tag to delete.

aws ec2 delete-tags \
    --resources i-1234567890abcdef0 \
    --tags Key=Name,Value=

Example 2: To delete a tag from multiple resources

The following delete-tags example deletes the tag``Purpose=Test`` from both an instance and an AMI. As shown in the previous example, you can omit the tag value from the command.

aws ec2 delete-tags \
    --resources i-1234567890abcdef0 ami-1234567890abcdef0 \
    --tags Key=Purpose

Output

None