AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Deletes the specified cluster. You must deregister all container instances from this cluster before you may delete it. You can list the container instances in a cluster with ListContainerInstances and deregister them with DeregisterContainerInstance.


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

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


public abstract DeleteClusterResponse DeleteCluster(
         DeleteClusterRequest request
Type: Amazon.ECS.Model.DeleteClusterRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the DeleteCluster service method, as returned by ECS.


ClientException These errors are usually caused by a client action, such as using an action or resource on behalf of a user that doesn't have permissions to use the action or resource, or specifying an identifier that is not valid.
ClusterContainsContainerInstancesException You cannot delete a cluster that has registered container instances. You must first deregister the container instances before you can delete the cluster. For more information, see DeregisterContainerInstance.
ClusterContainsServicesException You cannot delete a cluster that contains services. You must first update the service to reduce its desired task count to 0 and then delete the service. For more information, see UpdateService and DeleteService.
ClusterContainsTasksException You cannot delete a cluster that has active tasks.
ClusterNotFoundException The specified cluster could not be found. You can view your available clusters with ListClusters. Amazon ECS clusters are region-specific.
InvalidParameterException The specified parameter is invalid. Review the available parameters for the API request.
ServerException These errors are usually caused by a server issue.


This example deletes an empty cluster in your default region.

To delete an empty cluster

var response = client.DeleteCluster(new DeleteClusterRequest 
    Cluster = "my_cluster"

Cluster cluster = response.Cluster;


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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