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, the permissions of the RAM user are removed, and the multi-factor authentication (MFA) device and the DingTalk account of the RAM user are unbound from the RAM user.


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 by using your Alibaba Cloud account.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Identities > Users.
  3. On the Users page, find the RAM user that you want to delete and click Delete in the Actions column.
  4. In the Delete User message, click I fully understand the risks and confirm the deletion.