- AWS Code Sample demonstrates how to delete an IAM user. This is only possible for users with no associated resources.

/* * Copyright, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved. * * 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 * * * * or in the "license" file accompanying this file. 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 com.example.iam; import; import; import; import; /** * Deletes an IAM user. This is only possible for users with no associated * resources */ public class DeleteUser { public static void main(String[] args) { final String USAGE = "To run this example, supply a username\n" + "Ex: DeleteUser <username>\n"; if (args.length != 1) { System.out.println(USAGE); System.exit(1); } String username = args[0]; Region region = Region.AWS_GLOBAL; IamClient iam = IamClient.builder() .region(region) .build(); deleteIAMUser(iam, username); } public static void deleteIAMUser(IamClient iam, String username) { try { DeleteUserRequest request = DeleteUserRequest.builder() .userName(username).build(); iam.deleteUser(request); System.out.println("Successfully deleted IAM user " + username); } catch (IamException e) { System.err.println(e.awsErrorDetails().errorMessage()); System.exit(1); } System.out.println("Done"); } }

Sample Details

Service: AWS IAM

Last tested: 03/02/2020

Author: scmacdon-aws

Type: full-example