AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Deletes a security group.

If you attempt to delete a security group that is associated with an instance, or is referenced by another security group, the operation fails with InvalidGroup.InUse in EC2-Classic or DependencyViolation in EC2-VPC.


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

Namespace: Amazon.EC2
Assembly: AWSSDK.EC2.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public abstract DeleteSecurityGroupResponse DeleteSecurityGroup(
         DeleteSecurityGroupRequest request
Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.DeleteSecurityGroupRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the DeleteSecurityGroup service method, as returned by EC2.


This example deletes the specified security group.

To delete a security group

var response = client.DeleteSecurityGroup(new DeleteSecurityGroupRequest 
    GroupId = "sg-903004f8"


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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