AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Deletes the specified inline policy that is embedded in the specified IAM user.

A user can also have managed policies attached to it. To detach a managed policy from a user, use DetachUserPolicy. For more information about policies, refer to Managed Policies and Inline Policies in the IAM User Guide.


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

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


public abstract DeleteUserPolicyResponse DeleteUserPolicy(
         DeleteUserPolicyRequest request
Type: Amazon.IdentityManagement.Model.DeleteUserPolicyRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the DeleteUserPolicy service method, as returned by IdentityManagementService.


LimitExceededException The request was rejected because it attempted to create resources beyond the current AWS account limits. The error message describes the limit exceeded.
NoSuchEntityException The request was rejected because it referenced an entity that does not exist. The error message describes the entity.
ServiceFailureException The request processing has failed because of an unknown error, exception or failure.


The following delete-user-policy command removes the specified policy from the IAM user named Juan:

To remove a policy from an IAM user

var response = client.DeleteUserPolicy(new DeleteUserPolicyRequest 
    PolicyName = "ExamplePolicy",
    UserName = "Juan"


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

Supported Versions: 4.6 and above
Supported Platforms: Android, iOS, Standalone

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