DeleteFunction - Amazon CloudFront
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Deletes a CloudFront function.

You cannot delete a function if it's associated with a cache behavior. First, update your distributions to remove the function association from all cache behaviors, then delete the function.

To delete a function, you must provide the function's name and version (ETag value). To get these values, you can use ListFunctions and DescribeFunction.

Request Syntax

DELETE /2020-05-31/function/Name HTTP/1.1 If-Match: IfMatch

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The current version (ETag value) of the function that you are deleting, which you can get using DescribeFunction.

Required: Yes


The name of the function that you are deleting.

Required: Yes

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.


Cannot delete the function because it's attached to one or more cache behaviors.

HTTP Status Code: 409


The If-Match version is missing or not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The function does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404


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

HTTP Status Code: 412


This operation is not supported in this region.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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