DeleteSnapshot - Amazon Directory Service
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Deletes a directory snapshot.

Request Syntax

{ "SnapshotId": "string" }

Request Parameters

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The identifier of the directory snapshot to be deleted.

Type: String

Pattern: ^s-[0-9a-f]{10}$

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "SnapshotId": "string" }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


The identifier of the directory snapshot that was deleted.

Type: String

Pattern: ^s-[0-9a-f]{10}$


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


A client exception has occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified entity could not be found.

HTTP Status Code: 400


One or more parameters are not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


An exception has occurred in Amazon Directory Service.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The following examples are formatted for legibility.

Example Request

This example illustrates one usage of DeleteSnapshot.

POST / HTTP/1.1 Host: Accept-Encoding: identity Content-Length: 30 X-Amz-Target: DirectoryService_20150416.DeleteSnapshot X-Amz-Date: 20161214T012131Z User-Agent: aws-cli/1.11.24 Python/2.7.9 Windows/7 botocore/1.4.81 Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AKIAI7E3BYXS3example/20161214/us-west-2/ds/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-type;host;x-amz-date;x-amz-target, Signature=685c5716e7e11b8d5b2ed5f413d6ff47fe179a1f215b83aa89d00d3b28827c1c { "SnapshotId": "s-9267f8d3f0" }

Example Response

This example illustrates one usage of DeleteSnapshot.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amzn-RequestId: a68a1e79-c19b-11e6-870b-c3330207df37 Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Content-Length: 29 Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2016 01:21:34 GMT { "SnapshotId":"s-9267f8d3f0" }

See Also

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