Amazon Redshift
API Reference (API Version 2012-12-01)


Deletes a specified Amazon Redshift parameter group.


You cannot delete a parameter group if it is associated with a cluster.

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.


The name of the parameter group to be deleted.


  • Must be the name of an existing cluster parameter group.

  • Cannot delete a default cluster parameter group.

Type: String

Required: Yes


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


The parameter group name does not refer to an existing parameter group.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The cluster parameter group action can not be completed because another task is in progress that involves the parameter group. Wait a few moments and try the operation again.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Sample Request ?Action=DeleteClusterParameterGroup &ParameterGroupName=parametergroup1 &Version=2012-12-01 &x-amz-algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 &x-amz-credential=AKIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE/20121208/us-east-1/redshift/aws4_request &x-amz-date=20121208T015410Z &x-amz-signedheaders=content-type;host;x-amz-date

Sample Response

<DeleteClusterParameterGroupResponse xmlns=""> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>29674ca0-40da-11e2-b679-dba6cf515770</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </DeleteClusterParameterGroupResponse>

See Also

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