DeleteEventType - Amazon Fraud Detector


Deletes an event type.

You cannot delete an event type that is used in a detector or a model.

When you delete an entity type, Amazon Fraud Detector permanently deletes that entity type and the data is no longer stored in Amazon Fraud Detector.

Request Syntax

{ "name": "string" }

Request Parameters

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

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The name of the event type to delete.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 64.

Pattern: ^[0-9a-z_-]+$

Required: Yes

Response Elements

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


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


An exception indicating Amazon Fraud Detector does not have the needed permissions. This can occur if you submit a request, such as PutExternalModel, that specifies a role that is not in your account.

HTTP Status Code: 400


An exception indicating there was a conflict during a delete operation. The following delete operations can cause a conflict exception:

  • DeleteDetector: A conflict exception will occur if the detector has associated Rules or DetectorVersions. You can only delete a detector if it has no Rules or DetectorVersions.

  • DeleteDetectorVersion: A conflict exception will occur if the DetectorVersion status is ACTIVE.

  • DeleteRule: A conflict exception will occur if the RuleVersion is in use by an associated ACTIVE or INACTIVE DetectorVersion.

HTTP Status Code: 400


An exception indicating an internal server error.

HTTP Status Code: 500


An exception indicating a specified value is not allowed.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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