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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

Note

To use the following examples, you must have the AWS CLI installed and configured. See the Getting started guide in the AWS CLI User Guide for more information.

Unless otherwise stated, all examples have unix-like quotation rules. These examples will need to be adapted to your terminal's quoting rules. See Using quotation marks with strings in the AWS CLI User Guide .

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