DisassociateNode - OpsWorks


Disassociates a node from an AWS OpsWorks CM server, and removes the node from the server's managed nodes. After a node is disassociated, the node key pair is no longer valid for accessing the configuration manager's API. For more information about how to associate a node, see AssociateNode.

A node can can only be disassociated from a server that is in a HEALTHY state. Otherwise, an InvalidStateException is thrown. A ResourceNotFoundException is thrown when the server does not exist. A ValidationException is raised when parameters of the request are not valid.

Request Syntax

{ "EngineAttributes": [ { "Name": "string", "Value": "string" } ], "NodeName": "string", "ServerName": "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.


Engine attributes that are used for disassociating the node. No attributes are required for Puppet.

Attributes required in a DisassociateNode request for Chef
  • CHEF_ORGANIZATION: The Chef organization with which the node was associated. By default only one organization named default can exist.

Type: Array of EngineAttribute objects

Required: No


The name of the client node.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 10000.

Pattern: ^[\-\p{Alnum}_:.]+$

Required: Yes


The name of the server from which to disassociate the node.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 40.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z][a-zA-Z0-9\-]*

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "NodeAssociationStatusToken": "string" }

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.


Contains a token which can be passed to the DescribeNodeAssociationStatus API call to get the status of the disassociation request.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 10000.

Pattern: (?s).*


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


The resource is in a state that does not allow you to perform a specified action.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The requested resource does not exist, or access was denied.

HTTP Status Code: 400


One or more of the provided request parameters are 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: