DeleteCachePolicy - Amazon CloudFront
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Deletes a cache policy.

You cannot delete a cache policy if it's attached to a cache behavior. First update your distributions to remove the cache policy from all cache behaviors, then delete the cache policy.

To delete a cache policy, you must provide the policy's identifier and version. To get these values, you can use ListCachePolicies or GetCachePolicy.

Request Syntax

DELETE /2020-05-31/cache-policy/Id HTTP/1.1 If-Match: IfMatch

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The unique identifier for the cache policy that you are deleting. To get the identifier, you can use ListCachePolicies.

Required: Yes


The version of the cache policy that you are deleting. The version is the cache policy's ETag value, which you can get using ListCachePolicies, GetCachePolicy, or GetCachePolicyConfig.

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 204

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 204 response with an empty HTTP body.


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


Access denied.

HTTP Status Code: 403


Cannot delete the cache policy because it is attached to one or more cache behaviors.

HTTP Status Code: 409


You cannot delete a managed policy.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The If-Match version is missing or not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The cache policy does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The precondition in one or more of the request fields evaluated to false.

HTTP Status Code: 412

See Also

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