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DeleteDBCluster

Deletes a previously provisioned DB cluster. When you delete a DB cluster, all automated backups for that DB cluster are deleted and can't be recovered. Manual DB cluster snapshots of the specified DB cluster are not deleted.

Request Parameters

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

DBClusterIdentifier

The DB cluster identifier for the DB cluster to be deleted. This parameter isn't case sensitive.

Constraints:

  • Must match an existing DBClusterIdentifier.

Type: String

Required: Yes

FinalDBSnapshotIdentifier

The DB cluster snapshot identifier of the new DB cluster snapshot created when SkipFinalSnapshot is set to false.

Note

Specifying this parameter and also setting the SkipFinalShapshot parameter to true results in an error.

Constraints:

  • Must be from 1 to 255 letters, numbers, or hyphens.

  • The first character must be a letter.

  • Cannot end with a hyphen or contain two consecutive hyphens.

Type: String

Required: No

SkipFinalSnapshot

Determines whether a final DB cluster snapshot is created before the DB cluster is deleted. If true is specified, no DB cluster snapshot is created. If false is specified, a DB cluster snapshot is created before the DB cluster is deleted.

Note

If SkipFinalSnapshot is false, you must specify a FinalDBSnapshotIdentifier parameter.

Default: false

Type: Boolean

Required: No

Response Elements

The following element is returned by the service.

DBCluster

Detailed information about a DB cluster.

Type: DBCluster object

Errors

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

DBClusterNotFoundFault

DBClusterIdentifier doesn't refer to an existing DB cluster.

HTTP Status Code: 404

DBClusterSnapshotAlreadyExistsFault

You already have a DB cluster snapshot with the given identifier.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InvalidDBClusterSnapshotStateFault

The provided value isn't a valid DB cluster snapshot state.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InvalidDBClusterStateFault

The DB cluster isn't in a valid state.

HTTP Status Code: 400

SnapshotQuotaExceeded

The request would cause you to exceed the allowed number of DB snapshots.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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