MemoryDB / Client / delete_user



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'|'iam',
            '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