Deletes a user. The user will be removed from all ACLs and in turn removed from all clusters.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

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


The name of the user to delete

Return type
Response Syntax
    'User': {
        'Name': 'string',
        'Status': 'string',
        'AccessString': 'string',
        'ACLNames': [
        'MinimumEngineVersion': 'string',
        'Authentication': {
            'Type': 'password'|'no-password',
            'PasswordCount': 123
        'ARN': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) --
    • User (dict) --

      The user object that has been deleted.

      • Name (string) --

        The name of the user

      • Status (string) --

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

      • AccessString (string) --

        Access permissions string used for this user.

      • ACLNames (list) --

        The names of the Access Control Lists to which the user belongs

        • (string) --
      • MinimumEngineVersion (string) --

        The minimum engine version supported for the user

      • 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.


  • MemoryDB.Client.exceptions.InvalidUserStateFault
  • MemoryDB.Client.exceptions.UserNotFoundFault
  • MemoryDB.Client.exceptions.InvalidParameterValueException