Deletes a group. If the group has users or policies, you must use the recursive option (-r) to delete all of them.


euare-groupdel -g group_name


Option Description Required
-g, --group-name group_name Name of the group to delete Yes
-r, --recursive Deletes the group, removes all users from the group and deletes all policies associated with the group. . No
-R, --recursive-euca This Eucalyptus extension behaves exactly like the -r option but it performs operations server-side rather than in the client. No
-p, --pretend Returns a list of users and policies that would be deleted if the -r or -R option were actually sent in with the request. No

Common Options

Option Description
--region=region Region to direct requests to.
-U url,--url=url Override service URL with this value.
--as-account account This Eucalyptus extension is for use by the system administrator to act as the account administrator of the specified account without changing to account administrator's role.
-I access_key_id, --access-key=access_key_id Override configured access key ID with this value.
-S secret_key, --secret-key=secret_key Override configured secret key with this value.
--security-token=token Security token.
-D, --debug Prints what the command sends to the server and what it receives from the server. Use when you're trying to debug Euca2ools.
--debugger Enable interactive debugger on error.
-h,--help Display the manual page for the command.
--version Display the version of this tool.


Eucalyptus does not return any message.


euare-groupdel -g mygroup