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Server Load Balancer:DeleteLoadBalancer

Last Updated:Mar 14, 2024

Deletes a pay-as-you-go Server Load Balancer (SLB) instance.

Operation description

Note The listeners and tags of the SLB instance are deleted along with the SLB instance.


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Authorization information

The following table shows the authorization information corresponding to the API. The authorization information can be used in the Action policy element to grant a RAM user or RAM role the permissions to call this API operation. Description:

  • Operation: the value that you can use in the Action element to specify the operation on a resource.
  • Access level: the access level of each operation. The levels are read, write, and list.
  • Resource type: the type of the resource on which you can authorize the RAM user or the RAM role to perform the operation. Take note of the following items:
    • The required resource types are displayed in bold characters.
    • If the permissions cannot be granted at the resource level, All Resources is used in the Resource type column of the operation.
  • Condition Key: the condition key that is defined by the cloud service.
  • Associated operation: other operations that the RAM user or the RAM role must have permissions to perform to complete the operation. To complete the operation, the RAM user or the RAM role must have the permissions to perform the associated operations.
OperationAccess levelResource typeCondition keyAssociated operation
  • loadbalancer
  • slb:tag

Request parameters


The region ID of the SLB instance.

You can call the DescribeRegions operation to query the most recent region list.


The SLB instance ID.


Response parameters


The request ID.


If the SLB instance that you want to delete has deletion protection enabled, the system reports an error in the following formats:

  • JSON format

     "RequestId": "7B7AB375-1EA6-4A18-9D1C-F258F2D57638",
     "HostId": "",
     "Code": "OperationDenied.DeleteProtectionIsOn",
     "Message": "The loadbalancer can't be deleted due to DeleteProtection is enabled."
  • XML format

     <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
      <Message>The loadbalancer can't be deleted due to DeleteProtection is enabled.</Message>


Sample success responses


  "RequestId": "CEF72CEB-54B6-4AE8-B225-F876FF7BA984"

Error codes

HTTP status codeError codeError message
400InvalidChargeTypeThe prepay loadBalancer does not support this action.
400Operation.NotAllowedOperation Denied. Unfinished order exists.
400OperationDenied.DeleteProtectionIsOnThe loadbalancer can not be deleted due to DeleteProtection is enabled.
400NoPermission.AliyunServiceRoleForSlbEipAccessYou are not authorized to create the service linked role. Role Name: AliyunServiceRoleForSlbEipAccess. Service Name: Please ensure the user has been granted the ram:CreateServiceLinkedRole permission

For a list of error codes, visit the Service error codes.