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Delete a Cloud Account from a RightScale Account

Objective

To delete a public or private cloud account from RightScale so that the cloud resources are no longer accessible via the Dashboard (for that account).

WARNING! Before you delete a cloud account from RightScale, be sure you fully understand its ramifications.  See FAQ 114 - What happens when I delete a cloud account from RightScale?

 

Overview

All cloud account types including AWS can be removed. If you have any issues, please contact support@rightscale.com.
For changing AWS credentails, see FAQ 69 - Can I change my AWS Credentials in the Dashboard?
For RightScale account deletions, see FAQ 126 - How do I delete my RightScale Account?

 

Prerequisites

You must have 'admin' role privileges in the RightScale account you wish to delete the cloud account from.

 

Steps

Delete a Cloud Account

  1. Go to Settings > Account Settings > Clouds tab. 
  2. Locate the cloud credentials that you want to remove from the RightScale account and click the delete icon in the Actions column (red "x").
  3. As a a safety precaution, you will need to enter the password that you use to log in to the dashboard. Enter your password and click Submit.
    screen-Authenticate-v1.png
  4. Once you've successfully authenticated yourself, click Confirm Delete.
    screen-Confirm_Delete-v1.png
  5. After the cloud's credentials have been successfully removed from the RightScale account, the cloud will no longer be listed as an available public/private pool of resources under the Clouds menu. 

 

 

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