DeleteAgent - AWS DataSync


Removes an AWS DataSync agent resource from your AWS account.

Keep in mind that this operation (which can't be undone) doesn't remove the agent's virtual machine (VM) or Amazon EC2 instance from your storage environment. For next steps, you can delete the VM or instance from your storage environment or reuse it to activate a new agent.

Request Syntax

{ "AgentArn": "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 Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the agent to delete. Use the ListAgents operation to return a list of agents for your account and AWS Region.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: ^arn:(aws|aws-cn|aws-us-gov|aws-iso|aws-iso-b):datasync:[a-z\-0-9]+:[0-9]{12}:agent/agent-[0-9a-z]{17}$

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.


This exception is thrown when an error occurs in the AWS DataSync service.

HTTP Status Code: 500


This exception is thrown when the client submits a malformed request.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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