Last updated: 2020-03-06 20:26:32

    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 used in the policy of another security group. You need to modify the policy first and then delete the security group.
    • A security group cannot be recovered after deletion, please proceed with caution.

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

    Note: This API supports Finance regions. If the common parameter Region is a Finance region, a domain name with the Finance region needs to be specified, 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 The security group instance ID, such as sg-33ocnj9n. This 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. Example

    Example1 Deleting a security group

    Input Example
    &<Common Request Parameters>

    Output Example

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

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    6. Error Code

    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.

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