RDS / Client / remove_source_identifier_from_subscription



Removes a source identifier from an existing RDS event notification subscription.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.remove_source_identifier_from_subscription(
  • SubscriptionName (string) –


    The name of the RDS event notification subscription you want to remove a source identifier from.

  • SourceIdentifier (string) –


    The source identifier to be removed from the subscription, such as the DB instance identifier for a DB instance or the name of a security group.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'EventSubscription': {
        'CustomerAwsId': 'string',
        'CustSubscriptionId': 'string',
        'SnsTopicArn': 'string',
        'Status': 'string',
        'SubscriptionCreationTime': 'string',
        'SourceType': 'string',
        'SourceIdsList': [
        'EventCategoriesList': [
        'Enabled': True|False,
        'EventSubscriptionArn': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • EventSubscription (dict) –

      Contains the results of a successful invocation of the DescribeEventSubscriptions action.

      • CustomerAwsId (string) –

        The Amazon Web Services customer account associated with the RDS event notification subscription.

      • CustSubscriptionId (string) –

        The RDS event notification subscription Id.

      • SnsTopicArn (string) –

        The topic ARN of the RDS event notification subscription.

      • Status (string) –

        The status of the RDS event notification subscription.


        Can be one of the following: creating | modifying | deleting | active | no-permission | topic-not-exist

        The status “no-permission” indicates that RDS no longer has permission to post to the SNS topic. The status “topic-not-exist” indicates that the topic was deleted after the subscription was created.

      • SubscriptionCreationTime (string) –

        The time the RDS event notification subscription was created.

      • SourceType (string) –

        The source type for the RDS event notification subscription.

      • SourceIdsList (list) –

        A list of source IDs for the RDS event notification subscription.

        • (string) –

      • EventCategoriesList (list) –

        A list of event categories for the RDS event notification subscription.

        • (string) –

      • Enabled (boolean) –

        Specifies whether the subscription is enabled. True indicates the subscription is enabled.

      • EventSubscriptionArn (string) –

        The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) for the event subscription.


  • RDS.Client.exceptions.SubscriptionNotFoundFault

  • RDS.Client.exceptions.SourceNotFoundFault


This example removes the specified source identifier from the specified DB event subscription.

response = client.remove_source_identifier_from_subscription(


Expected Output:

    'EventSubscription': {
    'ResponseMetadata': {
        '...': '...',