Amazon Lightsail
API Reference (API Version 2016-11-28)

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DeleteKnownHostKeys

Deletes the known host key or certificate used by the Amazon Lightsail browser-based SSH or RDP clients to authenticate an instance. This operation enables the Lightsail browser-based SSH or RDP clients to connect to the instance after a host key mismatch.

Important

Perform this operation only if you were expecting the host key or certificate mismatch or if you are familiar with the new host key or certificate on the instance. For more information, see Troubleshooting connection issues when using the Amazon Lightsail browser-based SSH or RDP client.

Request Syntax

{ "instanceName": "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.

instanceName

The name of the instance for which you want to reset the host key or certificate.

Type: String

Pattern: \w[\w\-]*\w

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "operations": [ { "createdAt": number, "errorCode": "string", "errorDetails": "string", "id": "string", "isTerminal": boolean, "location": { "availabilityZone": "string", "regionName": "string" }, "operationDetails": "string", "operationType": "string", "resourceName": "string", "resourceType": "string", "status": "string", "statusChangedAt": number } ] }

Response Elements

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

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

operations

A list of objects describing the API operation.

Type: Array of Operation objects

Errors

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

AccessDeniedException

Lightsail throws this exception when the user cannot be authenticated or uses invalid credentials to access a resource.

HTTP Status Code: 400

AccountSetupInProgressException

Lightsail throws this exception when an account is still in the setup in progress state.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InvalidInputException

Lightsail throws this exception when user input does not conform to the validation rules of an input field.

Note

Domain-related APIs are only available in the N. Virginia (us-east-1) Region. Please set your AWS Region configuration to us-east-1 to create, view, or edit these resources.

HTTP Status Code: 400

NotFoundException

Lightsail throws this exception when it cannot find a resource.

HTTP Status Code: 400

OperationFailureException

Lightsail throws this exception when an operation fails to execute.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ServiceException

A general service exception.

HTTP Status Code: 500

UnauthenticatedException

Lightsail throws this exception when the user has not been authenticated.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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