Step 4: Delete Your Amazon CloudSearch Movies Domain - Amazon CloudSearch

Step 4: Delete Your Amazon CloudSearch Movies Domain

When you are finished experimenting with your movies domain, you must delete it to avoid incurring additional usage fees.


Deleting a domain deletes the index associated with the domain and takes the domain's document and search endpoints offline permanently.

To delete your imdb-movies domain

  1. Go to the Amazon CloudSearch console at and navigate to the list of domains.

  2. Select the checkbox for the movies domain, then choose Delete and confirm deletion.


It can take around 15 minutes to delete the domain and its resources.

Wondering where to go next? Are You New to Amazon CloudSearch? has a guide to the rest of the Amazon CloudSearch developer documentation. For more information about the Amazon CloudSearch query language, see Searching Your Data with Amazon CloudSearch. If you're ready to set up a domain with your own data, see Preparing Your Data and upload documents.