DeleteRule - Recycle Bin


Deletes a Recycle Bin retention rule. For more information, see Delete Recycle Bin retention rules in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide.

Request Syntax

DELETE /rules/identifier HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The unique ID of the retention rule.

Pattern: [0-9a-zA-Z]{11}

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 204

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 204 response with an empty HTTP body.


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


The specified retention rule lock request can't be completed.

HTTP Status Code: 409


The service could not respond to the request due to an internal problem.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The specified resource was not found.

HTTP Status Code: 404


One or more of the parameters in 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: