AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Deletes the specified Application Load Balancer or Network Load Balancer and its attached listeners.

You can't delete a load balancer if deletion protection is enabled. If the load balancer does not exist or has already been deleted, the call succeeds.

Deleting a load balancer does not affect its registered targets. For example, your EC2 instances continue to run and are still registered to their target groups. If you no longer need these EC2 instances, you can stop or terminate them.


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

Namespace: Amazon.ElasticLoadBalancingV2
Assembly: AWSSDK.ElasticLoadBalancingV2.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public abstract DeleteLoadBalancerResponse DeleteLoadBalancer(
         DeleteLoadBalancerRequest request
Type: Amazon.ElasticLoadBalancingV2.Model.DeleteLoadBalancerRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the DeleteLoadBalancer service method, as returned by ElasticLoadBalancingV2.


LoadBalancerNotFoundException The specified load balancer does not exist.
OperationNotPermittedException This operation is not allowed.
ResourceInUseException A specified resource is in use.


This example deletes the specified load balancer.

To delete a load balancer

var response = client.DeleteLoadBalancer(new DeleteLoadBalancerRequest 
    LoadBalancerArn = "arn:aws:elasticloadbalancing:us-west-2:123456789012:loadbalancer/app/my-load-balancer/50dc6c495c0c9188"


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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