Elastic Load Balancing
API Reference (API Version 2012-06-01)


Removes the specified subnets from the set of configured subnets for the load balancer.

After a subnet is removed, all EC2 instances registered with the load balancer in the removed subnet go into the OutOfService state. Then, the load balancer balances the traffic among the remaining routable subnets.

Request Parameters

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


The name of the load balancer.

Type: String

Required: Yes


The IDs of the subnets.

Type: Array of strings

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following element is returned by the service.


The IDs of the remaining subnets for the load balancer.

Type: Array of strings


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


The requested configuration change is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 409


The specified load balancer does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Detach Load Balancer

This example detaches the specified subnet from the specified load balancer.

Sample Request

https://elasticloadbalancing.amazonaws.com/?Action=DetachLoadBalancerFromSubnets &LoadBalancerName=my-vpc-loadbalancer &Subnets.member.1=subnet-119f0078 &Version=2012-06-01 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<DetachLoadBalancerFromSubnetsResponse xmlns="http://elasticloadbalancing.amazonaws.com/doc/2012-06-01/"> <DetachLoadBalancerFromSubnetsResult> <Subnets> <member>subnet-159f007c</member> <member>subnet-3561b05e</member> </Subnets> </DetachLoadBalancerFromSubnetsResult> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>07b1ecbc-1100-11e3-acaf-dd7edEXAMPLE</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </DetachLoadBalancerFromSubnetsResponse>

See Also

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