Deletes a stack set. Before you can delete a stack set, all its member stack instances must be deleted. For more information about how to complete this, see DeleteStackInstances.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.delete_stack_set(
  • StackSetName (string) --


    The name or unique ID of the stack set that you're deleting. You can obtain this value by running ListStackSets.

  • CallAs (string) --

    [Service-managed permissions] Specifies whether you are acting as an account administrator in the organization's management account or as a delegated administrator in a member account.

    By default, SELF is specified. Use SELF for stack sets with self-managed permissions.

    • If you are signed in to the management account, specify SELF .
    • If you are signed in to a delegated administrator account, specify DELEGATED_ADMIN . Your Amazon Web Services account must be registered as a delegated administrator in the management account. For more information, see Register a delegated administrator in the CloudFormation User Guide .
Return type



Response Syntax


Response Structure

  • (dict) --


  • CloudFormation.Client.exceptions.StackSetNotEmptyException
  • CloudFormation.Client.exceptions.OperationInProgressException