Deleting a Route Table

You can delete a route table that you no longer need and that is not associated with any subnet. You cannot delete the route table that is set as main.

Deleting a Route Table Using Cockpit v1

Before you begin: Disassociate the route table from the subnets it is associated with. For more information, see Disassociating a Route Table from a Subnet.

  1. Click Network/Security > Route Tables.

  2. Click the route table you want to delete.

    Multiselection is available.

    The route table is selected.

  3. Click Delete .
    The DELETE ROUTE TABLE(S) dialog box appears.

  4. Click Delete to validate.
    The route table is deleted.

Deleting a Route Table Using Cockpit v2-beta

Before you begin: Unlink the route table from the Subnets it is linked to. For more information, see Disassociating a Route Table from a Subnet.

  1. In the Route Tables dashboard, click the route table you want to delete.

    Multiselection is available.

    The route table is selected.

  2. Click IconTerminate Delete.
    The DELETE ROUTE TABLES dialog box appears.

  3. Click Delete Route Tables.
    The route table is deleted.

Deleting a Route Table Using AWS CLI

Before you begin: Disassociate the route table from the subnets it is associated with. For more information, see Disassociating a Route Table from a Subnet.

To delete a route table, use the delete-route-table command following this syntax:

Request sample
$ aws ec2 delete-route-table \
    --profile YOUR_PROFILE \
    --route-table-id rtb-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.

  • route-table-id: The ID of the route table.

  • endpoint: The endpoint corresponding to the Region you want to send the request to.

The route table is deleted.

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