Releases an elastic IP address associated with your account.
If you run this operation on an elastic IP address that is already released, the address might be assigned to another account which will cause Amazon EC2 to return an error.
Releasing an IP address automatically disassociates it from any instance with which it is associated. To disassociate an IP address without releasing it, use the
After releasing an elastic IP address, it is released to the IP address pool and might no longer be available to your account. Make sure to update your DNS records and any servers or devices that communicate with the address.
The IP address that you are releasing from your account.
The command returns a table that contains the following information:
Output type identifier ("ADDRESS")
Elastic IP address that you are releasing
Amazon EC2 displays errors on stderr.
This example releases an elastic IP address associated with the account.