Delete a target group - Elastic Load Balancing

Delete a target group

You can delete a target group if it is not referenced by the forward actions of any listener rules. Deleting a target group does not affect the targets registered with the target group. If you no longer need a registered EC2 instance, you can stop or terminate it.

To delete a target group using console
  1. Open the Amazon EC2 console at

  2. In the navigation pane, under Load Balancing, choose Target Groups.

  3. Select the target group and choose Actions, Delete.

  4. When prompted for confirmation, choose Yes, delete.

To delete a target group using the AWS CLI

Use the delete-target-group command.