AWS Transfer for SFTP
User Guide

DeleteUser

Deletes the user belonging to the server you specify.

No response returns from this call.

Note

When you delete a user from a server, the user's information is lost.

Request Syntax

{ "ServerId": "string", "UserName": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

ServerId

A system-assigned unique identifier for an SFTP server instance that has the user assigned to it.

Type: String

Pattern: ^s-([0-9a-f]{17})$

Required: Yes

UserName

A unique string that identifies a user that is being deleted from the server.

Type: String

Pattern: ^[a-zA-Z0-9_][a-zA-Z0-9_-]{2,31}$

Required: Yes

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

InternalServiceError

This exception is thrown when an error occurs in the AWS Transfer for SFTP service.

HTTP Status Code: 500

InvalidRequestException

This exception is thrown when the client submits a malformed request.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ResourceNotFoundException

This exception is thrown when a resource is not found by the AWS Transfer for SFTP service.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ServiceUnavailableException

The request has failed because the AWS Transfer for SFTP service is not available.

HTTP Status Code: 500

Example

The following example deletes a user account assigned to a Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) server.

Sample Request

{ "ServerId": "s-01234567890abcdef" "UserNames": "sftp_user" }

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: