DeleteFargateProfile - Amazon EKS
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Deletes an Amazon Fargate profile.

When you delete a Fargate profile, any Pod running on Fargate that was created with the profile is deleted. If the Pod matches another Fargate profile, then it is scheduled on Fargate with that profile. If it no longer matches any Fargate profiles, then it's not scheduled on Fargate and may remain in a pending state.

Only one Fargate profile in a cluster can be in the DELETING status at a time. You must wait for a Fargate profile to finish deleting before you can delete any other profiles in that cluster.

Request Syntax

DELETE /clusters/name/fargate-profiles/fargateProfileName HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The name of your cluster.

Required: Yes


The name of the Fargate profile to delete.

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "fargateProfile": { "clusterName": "string", "createdAt": number, "fargateProfileArn": "string", "fargateProfileName": "string", "health": { "issues": [ { "code": "string", "message": "string", "resourceIds": [ "string" ] } ] }, "podExecutionRoleArn": "string", "selectors": [ { "labels": { "string" : "string" }, "namespace": "string" } ], "status": "string", "subnets": [ "string" ], "tags": { "string" : "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 deleted Fargate profile.

Type: FargateProfile object


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


These errors are usually caused by a client action. Actions can include using an action or resource on behalf of an IAM principal that doesn't have permissions to use the action or resource or specifying an identifier that is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified parameter is invalid. Review the available parameters for the API request.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified resource could not be found. You can view your available clusters with ListClusters. You can view your available managed node groups with ListNodegroups. Amazon EKS clusters and node groups are Amazon Web Services Region specific.

HTTP Status Code: 404


These errors are usually caused by a server-side issue.

HTTP Status Code: 500


In the following example or examples, the Authorization header contents (AUTHPARAMS) must be replaced with an Amazon Signature Version 4 signature. For more information about creating these signatures, see Signature Version 4 Signing Process in the Amazon EKS General Reference.

You need to learn how to sign HTTP requests only if you intend to manually create them. When you use the Amazon Command Line Interface (Amazon CLI) or one of the Amazon SDKs to make requests to Amazon, these tools automatically sign the requests for you with the access key that you specify when you configure the tools. When you use these tools, you don't need to learn how to sign requests yourself.


The following example deletes a Fargate profile called compute-label in the fargate cluster.

Sample Request

DELETE /clusters/fargate/fargate-profiles/compute-label HTTP/1.1 Host: Accept-Encoding: identity User-Agent: aws-cli/1.16.284 Python/3.7.5 Darwin/18.7.0 botocore/1.13.20 X-Amz-Date: 20191120T203729Z Authorization: AUTHPARAMS Content-Length: 0

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 20:37:30 GMT Content-Type: application/json Content-Length: 610 x-amzn-RequestId: xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxx x-amz-apigw-id: DeaRjFWPvHcFcXw= X-Amzn-Trace-Id: Root=1-xxxxxxxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Connection: keep-alive { "fargateProfile": { "fargateProfileName": "compute-label", "fargateProfileArn": "arn:aws:eks:us-west-2:012345678910:fargateprofile/fargate/compute-label/xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx", "clusterName": "fargate", "createdAt": 1574206849.791, "podExecutionRoleArn": "arn:aws:iam::012345678910:role/AmazonEKSPodExecutionRole", "subnets": [ "subnet-xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx", "subnet-yyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy" ], "selectors": [ { "namespace": "kube-system", "labels": { "compute": "fargate" } } ], "status": "DELETING", "tags": {} } }

See Also

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