TerminateRecoveryInstances - AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery


Initiates a Job for terminating the EC2 resources associated with the specified Recovery Instances, and then will delete the Recovery Instances from the Elastic Disaster Recovery service.

Request Syntax

POST /TerminateRecoveryInstances HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "recoveryInstanceIDs": [ "string" ] }

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The IDs of the Recovery Instances that should be terminated.

Type: Array of strings

Array Members: Minimum number of 1 item. Maximum number of 200 items.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 10. Maximum length of 19.

Pattern: ^i-[0-9a-fA-F]{8,}$

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "job": { "arn": "string", "creationDateTime": "string", "endDateTime": "string", "initiatedBy": "string", "jobID": "string", "participatingResources": [ { "launchStatus": "string", "participatingResourceID": { ... } } ], "participatingServers": [ { "launchActionsStatus": { "runs": [ { "action": { "actionCode": "string", "actionId": "string", "actionVersion": "string", "active": boolean, "category": "string", "description": "string", "name": "string", "optional": boolean, "order": number, "parameters": { "string" : { "type": "string", "value": "string" } }, "type": "string" }, "failureReason": "string", "runId": "string", "status": "string" } ], "ssmAgentDiscoveryDatetime": "string" }, "launchStatus": "string", "recoveryInstanceID": "string", "sourceServerID": "string" } ], "status": "string", "tags": { "string" : "string" }, "type": "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.


The Job for terminating the Recovery Instances.

Type: Job object


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


The request could not be completed due to a conflict with the current state of the target resource.

HTTP Status Code: 409


The request processing has failed because of an unknown error, exception or failure.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The request could not be completed because its exceeded the service quota.

HTTP Status Code: 402


The request was denied due to request throttling.

HTTP Status Code: 429


The account performing the request has not been initialized.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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