Delete a service - AWS Proton

Delete a service

You can delete an AWS Proton service, with its instances and pipeline, by using the AWS Proton console or the AWS CLI.

You can't delete a service that has any service instance with an attached component. To delete such a service, you should first update all attached components to detach them from their service instances. For more information about components, see AWS Proton components.

AWS Management Console

Delete a service using the console as described in the following steps.

In the service detail page.

  1. In the AWS Proton console, choose Services.

  2. In the list of services, choose the name of the service that you want to delete.

  3. On the service detail page, choose Actions and then Delete.

  4. A modal prompts you to confirm the delete action.

  5. Follow the instructions and choose Yes, delete.


Delete a service as shown in the following CLI example command and response.


$ aws proton delete-service \ --name "simple-svc"


{ "service": { "arn": "arn:aws:proton:region-id:123456789012:service/simple-svc", "branchName": "mainline", "createdAt": "2020-11-28T22:40:50.512000+00:00", "description": "Edit by updating description", "lastModifiedAt": "2020-11-29T00:30:39.248000+00:00", "name": "simple-svc", "repositoryConnectionArn": "arn:aws:codestar-connections:region-id:123456789012:connection/a1b2c3d4-5678-90ab-cdef-EXAMPLE11111", "repositoryId": "myorg/myapp", "status": "DELETE_IN_PROGRESS", "templateName": "fargate-service" } }