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[ aws . ssm ]



Deletes the Amazon Web Services Systems Manager document (SSM document) and all managed node associations to the document.

Before you delete the document, we recommend that you use DeleteAssociation to disassociate all managed nodes that are associated with the document.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--name <value>
[--document-version <value>]
[--version-name <value>]
[--force | --no-force]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--name (string)

The name of the document.

--document-version (string)

The version of the document that you want to delete. If not provided, all versions of the document are deleted.

--version-name (string)

The version name of the document that you want to delete. If not provided, all versions of the document are deleted.

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

Some SSM document types require that you specify a Force flag before you can delete the document. For example, you must specify a Force flag to delete a document of type ApplicationConfigurationSchema . You can restrict access to the Force flag in an Identity and Access Management (IAM) policy.

--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 delete a document

The following delete-document example deletes a Systems Manager document.

aws ssm delete-document \
    --name "Example"

This command produces no output.

For more information, see Creating Systems Manager Documents in the AWS Systems Manager User Guide.