Error: dynamodb ttl not deleting / erasing items
What's Causing This Error
You may run into this error for numerous reasons.
- TTL Disabled: The items will not get erased if TTL is disabled on the DynamoDB table.
- TTL attribute not defined: The TTL process ignores the item if the item does not contain the TTL attribute.
- Invalid TTL data type: If the item has the TTL attribute with a type other than Number, the TTL process ignores the item and does not delete it.
- Invalid TTL time format: If the item's TTL timestamp is not in UNIX Epoch Time Format, the TTL process will ignore and skip the item.
Solution - Here's How To Resolve It
There is no correct way to fix this error. However, you can try the following fixes and see which works for you.
- Enable TTL: Verify that TTL is enabled on the DynamoDB table.
- Verify TTL attribute: Ensure that the TTL attribute you put on your items is the same TTL attribute you defined when creating the table with TTL.
- Provide valid data: Ensure that the TTL attribute on the item has type
Numberand is in UNIX Epoch Time Format. Additionally, ensure that the TTL timestamp is not older than five years.
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