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[ aws . elasticache ]



For Redis engine version 6.0 onwards: Deletes a user. The user will be removed from all user groups and in turn removed from all replication groups. For more information, see Using Role Based Access Control (RBAC) .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--user-id <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--user-id (string)

The ID of the user.

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


To delete a user

The following delete-user example deletes a user.

aws elasticache delete-user \
    --user-id user2


    "UserId": "user1",
    "UserName": "myUser",
    "Status": "deleting",
    "Engine": "redis",
    "AccessString": "on ~* +@all",
    "UserGroupIds": [
    "Authentication": {
        "Type": "password",
        "PasswordCount": 1
    "ARN": "arn:aws:elasticache:us-west-2:xxxxxxxxxx52:user:user1"

For more information, see Authenticating Users with Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) in the Elasticache User Guide.


UserId -> (string)

The ID of the user.

UserName -> (string)

The username of the user.

Status -> (string)

Indicates the user status. Can be "active", "modifying" or "deleting".

Engine -> (string)

The current supported value is Redis.

MinimumEngineVersion -> (string)

The minimum engine version required, which is Redis 6.0

AccessString -> (string)

Access permissions string used for this user.

UserGroupIds -> (list)

Returns a list of the user group IDs the user belongs to.


Authentication -> (structure)

Denotes whether the user requires a password to authenticate.

Type -> (string)

Indicates whether the user requires a password to authenticate.

PasswordCount -> (integer)

The number of passwords belonging to the user. The maximum is two.

ARN -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the user.