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[ aws . iot ]

delete-policy

Description

Deletes the specified policy.

A policy cannot be deleted if it has non-default versions or it is attached to any certificate.

To delete a policy, use the DeletePolicyVersion action to delete all non-default versions of the policy; use the DetachPolicy action to detach the policy from any certificate; and then use the DeletePolicy action to delete the policy.

When a policy is deleted using DeletePolicy, its default version is deleted with it.

Note

Because of the distributed nature of Amazon Web Services, it can take up to five minutes after a policy is detached before it's ready to be deleted.

Requires permission to access the DeletePolicy action.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  delete-policy
--policy-name <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--policy-name (string)

The name of the policy to delete.

--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

To delete a policy

The following delete-policy example deletes the specified policy from your AWS account.

aws iot delete-policy --policy-name UpdateDeviceCertPolicy

This command produces no output.

For more information, see AWS IoT Policies in the AWS IoT Developers Guide.

Output

None