You can delete a rule if you no longer need it. Cloud Config does not retain the configuration of the rule after you delete the rule.


  1. Log on to the Cloud Config console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Rules.
  3. On the Rules page that appears, find the target rule and choose More icon > Delete in the Actions column.
  4. In the confirmation dialog box that appears, click Deactivate and Delete.Confirmation dialog box
  5. In the SMS Verification dialog box that appears, click Get Verification Code.
    SMS Verification dialog box
  6. Enter the verification code in the Verification Code field and click OK.
  7. Verify that the rule is deleted.
    After you delete the rule, it no longer appears on the Rules page.