All objects within a container must first be deleted before the container can be deleted. To find out whether a container contains any objects, use a
Any user with the Service Administrator role can perform this task.
For information about deleting containers by using the Java library, see
deleteContainer in Java API Reference for Oracle Cloud Storage Service.
For information about deleting containers by using the REST API, see Delete Container in OpenStack Object Storage Service API Reference.
cURL Command Syntax
curl -v -X DELETE \ -H "X-Auth-Token: token" \ accountURL/containerName
tokenis the authentication token obtained earlier from Oracle Storage Cloud Service. See Authenticating Access When Using the REST API.
accountURL, see About REST URLs for Oracle Storage Cloud Service Resources.
containerNameis the name of the container to be deleted.
cURL Command Example
curl -v -X DELETE \ -H "X-Auth-Token: AUTH_tkb4fdf39c92e9f62cca9b7c196f8b6e6b" \ https://storage.us2.oraclecloud.com/v1/Storage-ORACLEGENZ138479113098/myFirstContainer