Last updated: 2019-11-29 18:34:56

1. API Description

Domain name for API request:

This API (DeleteSecurityGroup) is used to delete security groups (SecurityGroup).

  • Only security groups under the current account can be deleted.
  • A security group cannot be deleted directly if its instance ID is referenced in the policy of other security groups. In this case, you need to modify the policy and then delete the security group.
  • Once a security group is deleted, it cannot be recovered, so please proceed with the request with caution.

A maximum of 100 requests can be initiated per second for this API.

Note: This API supports Finance regions. Since Finance regions and non-Finance regions are isolated and not interconnected. If the common parameter Region is a Finance region (such as ap-shanghai-fsi), you need to specify a domain name containing the Finance region that should be identical to the value of Region field, for example:

2. Input Parameters

The following request parameter list only provides API request parameters and some common parameters. For the complete common parameter list, see Common Request Parameters.

Parameter Name Required Type Description
Action Yes String Common parameter. The value used for this API: DeleteSecurityGroup
Version Yes String Common parameter. The value used for this API: 2017-03-12
Region Yes String Common parameter. For more information, please see the list of regions supported by the product.
SecurityGroupId Yes String Security group instance ID, such as sg-33ocnj9n. It can be obtained through DescribeSecurityGroups.

3. Output Parameters

Parameter Name Type Description
RequestId String The unique request ID, which is returned for each request. RequestId is required for locating a problem.

4. Error Codes

The following only lists the error codes related to the API business logic. For other error codes, see Common Error Codes.

Error Code Description
InvalidSecurityGroupID.Malformed Invalid security group. The security group instance ID is invalid.
InvalidSecurityGroupID.NotFound Invalid security group. The security group instance ID does not exist.

5. Example

Example 1 Delete a security group

Input example
&<Common request parameters>

Output example

  "Response": {
    "RequestID": "354f4ac3-8546-4516-8c8a-69e3ab73aa8a"

6. Other Resources

Cloud API 3.0 comes with the following development tools to make it easier to call the API.