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[ aws . events ]



Removes the specified targets from the specified rule. When the rule is triggered, those targets are no longer be invoked.

When you remove a target, when the associated rule triggers, removed targets might continue to be invoked. Allow a short period of time for changes to take effect.

This action can partially fail if too many requests are made at the same time. If that happens, FailedEntryCount is non-zero in the response and each entry in FailedEntries provides the ID of the failed target and the error code.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--rule <value>
[--event-bus-name <value>]
--ids <value>
[--force | --no-force]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--rule (string)

The name of the rule.

--event-bus-name (string)

The name of the event bus associated with the rule.

--ids (list)

The IDs of the targets to remove from the rule.



"string" "string" ...

--force | --no-force (boolean)

If this is a managed rule, created by an AWS service on your behalf, you must specify Force as True to remove targets. This parameter is ignored for rules that are not managed rules. You can check whether a rule is a managed rule by using DescribeRule or ListRules and checking the ManagedBy field of the response.

--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 remove a target for an event

This example removes the Amazon Kinesis stream named MyStream1 from being a target of the rule DailyLambdaFunction. When DailyLambdaFunction was created, this stream was set as a target with an ID of Target1:

aws events remove-targets --rule "DailyLambdaFunction" --ids "Target1"


FailedEntryCount -> (integer)

The number of failed entries.

FailedEntries -> (list)

The failed target entries.


Represents a target that failed to be removed from a rule.

TargetId -> (string)

The ID of the target.

ErrorCode -> (string)

The error code that indicates why the target removal failed. If the value is ConcurrentModificationException , too many requests were made at the same time.

ErrorMessage -> (string)

The error message that explains why the target removal failed.