DeleteUser - Amazon Transfer Family
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Deletes the user belonging to a file transfer protocol-enabled server you specify.

No response returns from this operation.


When you delete a user from a server, the user's information is lost.

Request Syntax

{ "ServerId": "string", "UserName": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


A system-assigned unique identifier for a server instance that has the user assigned to it.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 19.

Pattern: ^s-([0-9a-f]{17})$

Required: Yes


A unique string that identifies a user that is being deleted from a server.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 3. Maximum length of 100.

Pattern: ^[\w][\w@.-]{2,99}$

Required: Yes

Response Elements

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


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


This exception is thrown when an error occurs in the AmazonTransfer Family service.

HTTP Status Code: 500


This exception is thrown when the client submits a malformed request.

HTTP Status Code: 400


This exception is thrown when a resource is not found by the AmazonTransfer Family service.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The request has failed because the AmazonTransfer Family service is not available.

HTTP Status Code: 500



The following example deletes a user account assigned to a server.

Sample Request

{ "ServerId": "s-01234567890abcdef", "UserNames": "my_user" }

See Also

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