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DeleteDirectory

Deletes an AWS Directory Service directory.

Before you call DeleteDirectory, ensure that all of the required permissions have been explicitly granted through a policy. For details about what permissions are required to run the DeleteDirectory operation, see AWS Directory Service API Permissions: Actions, Resources, and Conditions Reference.

Request Syntax

{
   "DirectoryId": "string"
}

Request Parameters

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

DirectoryId

The identifier of the directory to delete.

Type: String

Pattern: ^d-[0-9a-f]{10}$

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{
   "DirectoryId": "string"
}

Response Elements

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

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

DirectoryId

The directory identifier.

Type: String

Pattern: ^d-[0-9a-f]{10}$

Errors

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

ClientException

A client exception has occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 400

EntityDoesNotExistException

The specified entity could not be found.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ServiceException

An exception has occurred in AWS Directory Service.

HTTP Status Code: 500

Examples

The following examples are formatted for legibility.

Example Request

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POST / HTTP/1.1 Host: ds.us-west-2.amazonaws.com Accept-Encoding: identity Content-Length: 31 X-Amz-Target: DirectoryService_20150416.DeleteDirectory X-Amz-Date: 20161214T002424Z User-Agent: aws-cli/1.11.24 Python/2.7.9 Windows/7 botocore/1.4.81 Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AKIAI7E3BYXS3example/20161214/us-west-2/ds/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-type;host;x-amz-date;x-amz-target, Signature=b542aa77381528e27afcf08b229252606fa79723695fb2d19b81b51d66d7f92d { "DirectoryId": "d-926example" }

Example Response

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HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amzn-RequestId: abcbeb82-c193-11e6-bf9e-272b6602bf9f Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Content-Length: 30 Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2016 00:24:26 GMT { "DirectoryId":"d-926example" }

See Also

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