DeleteImport - Amazon Lex API Reference


Removes a previous import and the associated file stored in an S3 bucket.

Request Syntax

DELETE /imports/importId/ HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The unique identifier of the import to delete.

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 10.

Pattern: ^[0-9a-zA-Z]+$

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 202 Content-type: application/json { "importId": "string", "importStatus": "string" }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 202 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


The unique identifier of the deleted import.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 10.

Pattern: ^[0-9a-zA-Z]+$


The current status of the deletion. When the deletion is complete, the import will no longer be returned by the ListImports operation and calls to the DescribeImport operation with the import identifier will fail.

Type: String

Valid Values: InProgress | Completed | Failed | Deleting


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


The service encountered an unexpected condition. Try your request again.

HTTP Status Code: 500


Your request couldn't be completed because one or more request fields aren't valid. Check the fields in your request and try again.

HTTP Status Code: 412


You have reached a quota for your bot.

HTTP Status Code: 402


Your request rate is too high. Reduce the frequency of requests.

HTTP Status Code: 429


One of the input parameters in your request isn't valid. Check the parameters and try your request again.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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