Deleting a subnet group - Amazon ElastiCache
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Deleting a subnet group

If you decide that you no longer need your subnet group, you can delete it. You cannot delete a subnet group if it is currently in use by a cache.

The following procedures show you how to delete a subnet group.

Deleting a subnet group (Console)

To delete a subnet group
  1. Sign in to the Amazon Web Services Management Console and open the ElastiCache console at

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Subnet groups.

  3. In the list of subnet groups, choose the one you want to delete and then choose Delete.

  4. When you are asked to confirm this operation, type the name of the subnet group in the text input field and choose Delete.

Deleting a subnet group (Amazon CLI)

Using the Amazon CLI, call the command delete-cache-subnet-group with the following parameter:

  • --cache-subnet-group-name mysubnetgroup

For Linux, OS X, or Unix:

aws elasticache delete-cache-subnet-group \ --cache-subnet-group-name mysubnetgroup

For Windows:

aws elasticache delete-cache-subnet-group ^ --cache-subnet-group-name mysubnetgroup

This command produces no output.

For more information, see the Amazon CLI topic delete-cache-subnet-group.