ec2_delete_security_group.go - AWS Code Sample


Deletes an EC2 security group.

/* Copyright 2010-2019, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved. This file is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"). You may not use this file except in compliance with the License. A copy of the License is located at This file is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License. */ package main import ( "fmt" "os" "path/filepath" "" "" "" "" ) // Deletes a security group by the ID passed in. // // Usage: // go run ec2_delete_security_group.go group_id func main() { if len(os.Args) != 2 { exitErrorf("Security Group ID required\nUsage: %s group_id", filepath.Base(os.Args[0])) } groupID := os.Args[1] // Initialize a session in us-west-2 that the SDK will use to load // credentials from the shared credentials file ~/.aws/credentials. sess, err := session.NewSession(&aws.Config{ Region: aws.String("us-west-2")}, ) // Create an EC2 service client. svc := ec2.New(sess) // Delete the security group. _, err = svc.DeleteSecurityGroup(&ec2.DeleteSecurityGroupInput{ GroupId: aws.String(groupID), }) if err != nil { if aerr, ok := err.(awserr.Error); ok { switch aerr.Code() { case "InvalidGroupId.Malformed": fallthrough case "InvalidGroup.NotFound": exitErrorf("%s.", aerr.Message()) } } exitErrorf("Unable to get descriptions for security groups, %v.", err) } fmt.Printf("Successfully delete security group %q.\n", groupID) } func exitErrorf(msg string, args ...interface{}) { fmt.Fprintf(os.Stderr, msg+"\n", args...) os.Exit(1) }

Sample Details

Service: ec2

Last tested: 2018-03-16

Author: Doug-AWS

Type: full-example