DeleteFileSystemPolicy - Amazon Elastic File System


Deletes the FileSystemPolicy for the specified file system. The default FileSystemPolicy goes into effect once the existing policy is deleted. For more information about the default file system policy, see Using Resource-based Policies with EFS.

This operation requires permissions for the elasticfilesystem:DeleteFileSystemPolicy action.

Request Syntax

DELETE /2015-02-01/file-systems/FileSystemId/policy HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


Specifies the EFS file system for which to delete the FileSystemPolicy.

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: ^(arn:aws[-a-z]*:elasticfilesystem:[0-9a-z-:]+:file-system/fs-[0-9a-f]{8,40}|fs-[0-9a-f]{8,40})$

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200

Response Elements

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



Returned if the request is malformed or contains an error such as an invalid parameter value or a missing required parameter.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Returned if the specified FileSystemId value doesn't exist in the requester's AWS account.

HTTP Status Code: 404


Returned if the file system's lifecycle state is not "available".

HTTP Status Code: 409


Returned if an error occurred on the server side.

HTTP Status Code: 500

See Also

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