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

  2. In the Navigation panel, click the name of your movies domain to view to the domain dashboard.

  3. At the top of the domain dashboard, click the Delete this Domain button.

  4. In the Delete Domain dialog box, select the Delete the domain option and click OK to permanently remove the domain and all of its data.


It can take around 15 minutes to delete the domain and its resources. Until then, the domain status will be BEING DELETED.

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.