DeleteProbe - Amazon CloudWatch Network Monitor


Deletes the specified probe. Once a probe is deleted you'll no longer incur any billing fees for that probe.

This action requires both the monitorName and probeId parameters. Run ListMonitors to get a list of monitor names. Run GetMonitor to get a list of probes and probe IDs. You can only delete a single probe at a time using this action.

Request Syntax

DELETE /monitors/monitorName/probes/probeId HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The name of the monitor to delete.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

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

Required: Yes


The ID of the probe to delete.

Pattern: probe-[a-z0-9A-Z-]{21,64}

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.


You do not have sufficient access to perform this action.

HTTP Status Code: 403


The request processing has failed because of an unknown error, exception or failure.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The specified resource does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404


This request exceeds a service quota.

HTTP Status Code: 402


The request was denied due to request throttling

HTTP Status Code: 429


One of the parameters for the request is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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