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DetachThingPrincipal

Detaches the specified principal from the specified thing.

Request syntax:

DELETE /things/thingName/principals x-amzn-principal: principal

URI Request Parameters:

Name

Type

Req?

Description

thingName

ThingName

yes

The name of the thing.

principal

Principal

yes

If the principal is a certificate, this value must be ARN of the certificate. If the principal is an Amazon Cognito identity, this value must be the ID of the Amazon Cognito identity.

Errors:

ResourceNotFoundException

The specified resource does not exist.

HTTP response code: 404

InvalidRequestException

The contents of the request were invalid. For example, this code is returned when an UpdateJobExecution request contains invalid status details. The message contains details about the error.

HTTP response code: 400

ThrottlingException

The rate exceeds the limit.

HTTP response code: 429

UnauthorizedException

You are not authorized to perform this operation.

HTTP response code: 401

ServiceUnavailableException

The service is temporarily unavailable.

HTTP response code: 503

InternalFailureException

An unexpected error has occurred.

HTTP response code: 500

CLI

Synopsis:

aws iot detach-thing-principal \ --thing-name <value> \ --principal <value> \ [--cli-input-json <value>] \ [--generate-cli-skeleton]

cli-input-json format:

{ "thingName": "string", "principal": "string" }

cli-input-json fields:

Name

Type

Description

thingName

string

length max:128 min:1

pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9:_-]+

The name of the thing.

principal

string

If the principal is a certificate, this value must be ARN of the certificate. If the principal is an Amazon Cognito identity, this value must be the ID of the Amazon Cognito identity.

Output:

None

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