AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Deletes the specified Auto Scaling policy.

Deleting a policy deletes the underlying alarm action, but does not delete the alarm, even if it no longer has an associated action.


For .NET Core and PCL this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to DeletePolicyAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.AutoScaling
Assembly: AWSSDK.AutoScaling.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public virtual DeletePolicyResponse DeletePolicy(
         DeletePolicyRequest request
Type: Amazon.AutoScaling.Model.DeletePolicyRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the DeletePolicy service method.

Return Value
The response from the DeletePolicy service method, as returned by AutoScaling.


ResourceContentionException You already have a pending update to an Auto Scaling resource (for example, a group, instance, or load balancer).
ServiceLinkedRoleFailureException The service-linked role is not yet ready for use.


This example deletes the specified Auto Scaling policy.

To delete an Auto Scaling policy

var response = client.DeletePolicy(new DeletePolicyRequest 
    AutoScalingGroupName = "my-auto-scaling-group",
    PolicyName = "ScaleIn"


Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

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