AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Removes the specified IAM role from the specified EC2 instance profile.

Make sure that you do not have any Amazon EC2 instances running with the role you are about to remove from the instance profile. Removing a role from an instance profile that is associated with a running instance might break any applications running on the instance.

For more information about IAM roles, go to Working with Roles. For more information about instance profiles, go to About Instance Profiles.


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

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


public abstract RemoveRoleFromInstanceProfileResponse RemoveRoleFromInstanceProfile(
         RemoveRoleFromInstanceProfileRequest request
Type: Amazon.IdentityManagement.Model.RemoveRoleFromInstanceProfileRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the RemoveRoleFromInstanceProfile 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.
UnmodifiableEntityException The request was rejected because only the service that depends on the service-linked role can modify or delete the role on your behalf. The error message includes the name of the service that depends on this service-linked role. You must request the change through that service.


The following command removes the role named Test-Role from the instance profile named ExampleInstanceProfile.

To remove a role from an instance profile

var response = client.RemoveRoleFromInstanceProfile(new RemoveRoleFromInstanceProfileRequest 
    InstanceProfileName = "ExampleInstanceProfile",
    RoleName = "Test-Role"


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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