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Removes the specified member accounts from the behavior graph. The removed accounts no longer contribute data to the behavior graph. This operation can only be called by the administrator account for the behavior graph.

For invited accounts, the removed accounts are deleted from the list of accounts in the behavior graph. To restore the account, the administrator account must send another invitation.

For organization accounts in the organization behavior graph, the Detective administrator account can always enable the organization account again. Organization accounts that are not enabled as member accounts are not included in the ListMembers results for the organization behavior graph.

An administrator account cannot use DeleteMembers to remove their own account from the behavior graph. To disable a behavior graph, the administrator account uses the DeleteGraph API method.

See also: AWS API Documentation


--graph-arn <value>
--account-ids <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]


--graph-arn (string)

The ARN of the behavior graph to remove members from.

--account-ids (list)

The list of Amazon Web Services account identifiers for the member accounts to remove from the behavior graph. You can remove up to 50 member accounts at a time.



"string" "string" ...

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command's default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json
  • text
  • table

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on
  • off
  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.



To use the following examples, you must have the AWS CLI installed and configured. See the Getting started guide in the AWS CLI User Guide for more information.

Unless otherwise stated, all examples have unix-like quotation rules. These examples will need to be adapted to your terminal's quoting rules. See Using quotation marks with strings in the AWS CLI User Guide .

To remove member accounts from a behavior graph

The following delete-members example removes two member accounts from the behavior graph arn:aws:detective:us-east-1:111122223333:graph:123412341234. To identify the accounts, the request provides the AWS account IDs.

aws detective delete-members \
    --account-ids 444455556666 123456789012 \
    --graph-arn arn:aws:detective:us-east-1:111122223333:graph:123412341234


    "AccountIds": [ "444455556666", "123456789012" ],
    "UnprocessedAccounts": [ ]

For more information, see `Removing member accounts from a behavior graph<>`__ in the Amazon Detective Administration Guide.


AccountIds -> (list)

The list of Amazon Web Services account identifiers for the member accounts that Detective successfully removed from the behavior graph.


UnprocessedAccounts -> (list)

The list of member accounts that Detective was not able to remove from the behavior graph. For each member account, provides the reason that the deletion could not be processed.


A member account that was included in a request but for which the request could not be processed.

AccountId -> (string)

The Amazon Web Services account identifier of the member account that was not processed.

Reason -> (string)

The reason that the member account request could not be processed.