For Redis engine version 6.0 onwards: Deletes a user. The user will be removed from all user groups and in turn removed from all replication groups. For more information, see Using Role Based Access Control (RBAC).

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.delete_user(
UserId (string) --


The ID of the user.

Return type
Response Syntax
    'UserId': 'string',
    'UserName': 'string',
    'Status': 'string',
    'Engine': 'string',
    'MinimumEngineVersion': 'string',
    'AccessString': 'string',
    'UserGroupIds': [
    'Authentication': {
        'Type': 'password'|'no-password'|'iam',
        'PasswordCount': 123
    'ARN': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) --
    • UserId (string) --

      The ID of the user.

    • UserName (string) --

      The username of the user.

    • Status (string) --

      Indicates the user status. Can be "active", "modifying" or "deleting".

    • Engine (string) --

      The current supported value is Redis.

    • MinimumEngineVersion (string) --

      The minimum engine version required, which is Redis 6.0

    • AccessString (string) --

      Access permissions string used for this user.

    • UserGroupIds (list) --

      Returns a list of the user group IDs the user belongs to.

      • (string) --
    • Authentication (dict) --

      Denotes whether the user requires a password to authenticate.

      • Type (string) --

        Indicates whether the user requires a password to authenticate.

      • PasswordCount (integer) --

        The number of passwords belonging to the user. The maximum is two.

    • ARN (string) --

      The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the user.


  • ElastiCache.Client.exceptions.InvalidUserStateFault
  • ElastiCache.Client.exceptions.UserNotFoundFault
  • ElastiCache.Client.exceptions.ServiceLinkedRoleNotFoundFault
  • ElastiCache.Client.exceptions.InvalidParameterValueException
  • ElastiCache.Client.exceptions.DefaultUserAssociatedToUserGroupFault