DocDBElastic / Client / delete_cluster



Delete an elastic cluster.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.delete_cluster(

clusterArn (string) –


The ARN identifier of the elastic cluster that is to be deleted.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'cluster': {
        'adminUserName': 'string',
        'authType': 'PLAIN_TEXT'|'SECRET_ARN',
        'backupRetentionPeriod': 123,
        'clusterArn': 'string',
        'clusterEndpoint': 'string',
        'clusterName': 'string',
        'createTime': 'string',
        'kmsKeyId': 'string',
        'preferredBackupWindow': 'string',
        'preferredMaintenanceWindow': 'string',
        'shardCapacity': 123,
        'shardCount': 123,
        'shardInstanceCount': 123,
        'shards': [
                'createTime': 'string',
                'shardId': 'string',
        'subnetIds': [
        'vpcSecurityGroupIds': [

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • cluster (dict) –

      Returns information about the newly deleted elastic cluster.

      • adminUserName (string) –

        The name of the elastic cluster administrator.

      • authType (string) –

        The authentication type for the elastic cluster.

      • backupRetentionPeriod (integer) –

        The number of days for which automatic snapshots are retained.

      • clusterArn (string) –

        The ARN identifier of the elastic cluster.

      • clusterEndpoint (string) –

        The URL used to connect to the elastic cluster.

      • clusterName (string) –

        The name of the elastic cluster.

      • createTime (string) –

        The time when the elastic cluster was created in Universal Coordinated Time (UTC).

      • kmsKeyId (string) –

        The KMS key identifier to use to encrypt the elastic cluster.

      • preferredBackupWindow (string) –

        The daily time range during which automated backups are created if automated backups are enabled, as determined by backupRetentionPeriod.

      • preferredMaintenanceWindow (string) –

        The weekly time range during which system maintenance can occur, in Universal Coordinated Time (UTC).

        Format: ddd:hh24:mi-ddd:hh24:mi

      • shardCapacity (integer) –

        The number of vCPUs assigned to each elastic cluster shard. Maximum is 64. Allowed values are 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64.

      • shardCount (integer) –

        The number of shards assigned to the elastic cluster. Maximum is 32.

      • shardInstanceCount (integer) –

        The number of replica instances applying to all shards in the cluster. A shardInstanceCount value of 1 means there is one writer instance, and any additional instances are replicas that can be used for reads and to improve availability.

      • shards (list) –

        The total number of shards in the cluster.

        • (dict) –

          The name of the shard.

          • createTime (string) –

            The time when the shard was created in Universal Coordinated Time (UTC).

          • shardId (string) –

            The ID of the shard.

          • status (string) –

            The current status of the shard.

      • status (string) –

        The status of the elastic cluster.

      • subnetIds (list) –

        The Amazon EC2 subnet IDs for the elastic cluster.

        • (string) –

      • vpcSecurityGroupIds (list) –

        A list of EC2 VPC security groups associated with thie elastic cluster.

        • (string) –