WAFRegional / Client / delete_geo_match_set




This is AWS WAF Classic documentation. For more information, see AWS WAF Classic in the developer guide.

For the latest version of AWS WAF, use the AWS WAFV2 API and see the AWS WAF Developer Guide. With the latest version, AWS WAF has a single set of endpoints for regional and global use.

Permanently deletes a GeoMatchSet. You can’t delete a GeoMatchSet if it’s still used in any Rules or if it still includes any countries.

If you just want to remove a GeoMatchSet from a Rule, use UpdateRule.

To permanently delete a GeoMatchSet from AWS WAF, perform the following steps:

  • Update the GeoMatchSet to remove any countries. For more information, see UpdateGeoMatchSet.

  • Use GetChangeToken to get the change token that you provide in the ChangeToken parameter of a DeleteGeoMatchSet request.

  • Submit a DeleteGeoMatchSet request.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.delete_geo_match_set(
  • GeoMatchSetId (string) –


    The GeoMatchSetID of the GeoMatchSet that you want to delete. GeoMatchSetId is returned by CreateGeoMatchSet and by ListGeoMatchSets.

  • ChangeToken (string) –


    The value returned by the most recent call to GetChangeToken.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'ChangeToken': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • ChangeToken (string) –

      The ChangeToken that you used to submit the DeleteGeoMatchSet request. You can also use this value to query the status of the request. For more information, see GetChangeTokenStatus.


  • WAFRegional.Client.exceptions.WAFStaleDataException

  • WAFRegional.Client.exceptions.WAFInternalErrorException

  • WAFRegional.Client.exceptions.WAFInvalidAccountException

  • WAFRegional.Client.exceptions.WAFNonexistentItemException

  • WAFRegional.Client.exceptions.WAFReferencedItemException

  • WAFRegional.Client.exceptions.WAFNonEmptyEntityException