This topic describes how to delete an access key of a RAM user when the user no longer needs to access Alibaba Cloud resources by calling API actions or by using development tools.


The access key to be deleted is not being used by another RAM user.

Note Deleting an access key that is currently in use may cause service failure. Exercise caution when performing this action.


  1. Log on to the RAM console.
  2. Choose Identities > Users.
  3. In the User Logon Name/Display Name column, click the username of the target RAM user.
  4. In the User AccessKeys section, click Delete.
  5. Click OK.