This topic describes how to delete a Resource Access Management (RAM) user. After a RAM user is deleted, the AccessKey pairs of the RAM user are deleted and the multi-factor authentication (MFA) device of the RAM user is removed. The permissions of the RAM user are also removed.


The RAM user is not used by systems or applications. Otherwise, a service failure may occur after the RAM user is deleted.


  1. Log on to the RAM console with an Alibaba Cloud account.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Users under Identities.
  3. On the Users page, find the RAM user that you want to delete in the User Logon Name/Display Name column, and click Delete in the Actions column.
  4. In the dialog box that appears, click Aware of the Risk and Confirm Delete.