D.30. tarantella object delete

Permanently deletes objects from the organizational hierarchy.

Syntax

tarantella object delete { --name obj [ --children ] } | --file file

Description

The following table shows the available options for this command.

Option

Description

--name

Specifies the name of the object you want to delete.

--children

When deleting organizational units, Active Directory containers or domain components, confirms that you want to delete the object and all objects that belong to it, recursively. As a safeguard, it is impossible to delete an organizational unit, Active Directory container or domain component without specifying --children.

--file

Specifies a file containing a batch of commands to delete objects.

Note

Make sure you quote any object names containing spaces, for example, "o=Example".

Examples

The following example removes the user profile object for Violet Carson.

$ tarantella object delete \
--name "o=Example/ou=Sales/cn=Violet Carson"

The following example deletes the organizational unit Sales.

$ tarantella object delete \
--name "o=Example/ou=Sales" \
--children