DeleteKey - Amazon Location Service


Deletes the specified API key. The API key must have been deactivated more than 90 days previously.

Request Syntax

DELETE /metadata/v0/keys/KeyName?forceDelete=ForceDelete HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


ForceDelete bypasses an API key's expiry conditions and deletes the key. Set the parameter true to delete the key or to false to not preemptively delete the API key.

Valid values: true, or false.

Required: No


This action is irreversible. Only use ForceDelete if you are certain the key is no longer in use.


The name of the API key to delete.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 100.

Pattern: ^[-._\w]+$

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200

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.


The request was denied because of insufficient access or permissions. Check with an administrator to verify your permissions.

HTTP Status Code: 403


The request has failed to process because of an unknown server error, exception, or failure.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The resource that you've entered was not found in your AWS account.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The request was denied because of request throttling.

HTTP Status Code: 429


The input failed to meet the constraints specified by the AWS service.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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