You can delete a rule in the Cloud Config console. After you delete the rule, all of its configurations are deleted.


The rule that you want to delete is disabled. For more information, see Disable a rule.


  1. Log on to the Cloud Config console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Rules.
  3. On the Rules page, filter the rules in the Inactive state.
  4. Delete one or more rules as required.
    • To delete a single rule, perform the following steps:
      1. On the Rules page, find the rule that you want to delete, move the pointer over the More icon icon in the Actions column, and then select Delete.
      2. In the Are you sure you want to delete the rule? dialog box, click Delete.
    • To delete multiple rules at a time, perform the following steps:
      1. Select the rules that you want to delete, and then click the Delete icon icon.
      2. In the Delete Selected Rules dialog box, click OK.
  5. Verify that the rule is deleted.
    After you delete a rule, it is no longer displayed on the Rules page.