You can delete a specified DHCP options set that you no longer need. This DHCP options set must not be associated with any Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).

You cannot delete the default DHCP options set.

The following procedures are available:

Deleting a DHCP Options Set Using Cockpit

Before you begin: Disassociate the DHCP options set from the VPCs it is associated with. To do so, you can perform one of the following actions for each VPC:


  1. Click VPC > DHCP Options.

  2. Click the DHCP options set you want to delete. 
    The DHCP options set is selected. 

    Multiselection is available.



  3. Click Delete .
    A confirmation dialog box appears. 

  4. Click Delete to validate. 
    The DHCP options set is deleted and no longer appears on the DHCP Options page. 

Deleting a DHCP Options Set Using AWS CLI

Before you begin: Disassociate the DHCP options set from the VPCs it is associated with. To do so, you can perform one of the following actions for each VPC:


  • To delete a DHCP options set, use the delete-dhcp-options command following this syntax:

    Request sample
    $ aws ec2 delete-dhcp-options \
        --profile YOUR_PROFILE \
        --dhcp-options-id dopt-1234abcd \
        --endpoint https://fcu.eu-west-2.outscale.com

    This command contains the following attributes that you need to specify:

    • (optional) profile: The named profile you want to use, created when configuring AWS CLI. For more information, see Installing and Configuring AWS CLI.
    • dhcp-options-id: The ID of the DHCP options set you want to delete.
    • endpoint: The endpoint corresponding to the Region you want to send the request to.


    The DHCP options set is deleted.


Corresponding API Method





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