AWS Config
API Reference (API Version 2014-11-12)


Deletes the evaluation results for the specified AWS Config rule. You can specify one AWS Config rule per request. After you delete the evaluation results, you can call the StartConfigRulesEvaluation API to start evaluating your AWS resources against the rule.

Request Syntax

{ "ConfigRuleName": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The name of the AWS Config rule for which you want to delete the evaluation results.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 64.

Required: Yes

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


One or more AWS Config rules in the request are invalid. Verify that the rule names are correct and try again.

HTTP Status Code: 400


You see this exception in the following cases:

  • Currently, AWS Config is deleting this rule. Try your request again later.

  • The rule is deleting your evaluation results. Try your request again later.

  • A remediation action is associated with the rule and AWS Config cannot delete this rule. Delete the remediation action associated with the rule before deleting the rule and try your request again later.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: