Deleting a Workload - AWS Well-Architected Tool

Deleting a Workload

You can delete a workload when it's no longer needed. Deleting a workload removes all data associated with the workload including any milestones and workload share invitations. Only the owner of a workload can delete it.


Deleting a workload cannot be undone. All data associated with the workload is permanently removed.

To delete a workload

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the AWS Well-Architected Tool console at

  2. In the left navigation pane, choose Workloads.

  3. Select the workload you want to delete and choose Delete.

  4. In the Delete window, choose Delete to confirm the deletion of the workload and its milestones.

To prevent an entity from deleting workloads, attach a policy that denies wellarchitected:DeleteWorkload actions.