Delete a Backup

delete

/backupservice/v1/backup/{name}

This endpoint is not available on Oracle Cloud Machine.

Delete a backup and it's associated snapshot. In progress backups may not be deleted.

Prerequisite: Ensure that you have selected a replication policy for your Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Object Storage Classic instance. See Selecting a Replication Policy for Your Service Instance in Using Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Object Storage Classic.

Required Role: To complete this task, you must have the Compute_Operations role. If this role isn't assigned to you or you're not sure, then ask your system administrator to ensure that the role is assigned to you in Oracle Cloud My Services. See Modifying User Roles in Managing and Monitoring Oracle Cloud.

Request

Supported Media Types
Path Parameters
  • Pattern: [(^/$|^(/[\w@\.-]+)+$)]{1,255}
    Multi-part name of backup to delete

Response

Supported Media Types

202 Response

Successfully scheduled backup for deletion.

204 Response

Backup successfully deleted.

400 Response

Bad request or backup not in a state where deletion is allowed.

401 Response

Unauthorized or backup does not exist.

404 Response

The URL does not refer to a valid resource.

500 Response

The server encountered an error handling this request.

Examples

cURL Command

The following example shows how to delete a backup, /Compute-acme/jack.jones@example.com/BACKUP-A, by submitting a DELETE request on the REST resource using cURL. For more information about cURL, see Use cURL.

Enter the command on a single line. Line breaks are used in this example for readability.

curl -i -X DELETE
     -H "Cookie: $COMPUTE_COOKIE"
         https://api-z999.compute.us0.oraclecloud.com/backupservice/v1/backup/Compute-acme/jack.jones@example.com/BACKUP-A
  • COMPUTE_COOKIE is the name of the variable in which you stored the authentication cookie earlier. For information about retrieving the authentication cookie and storing it in a variable, see Authentication.

  • api-z999.compute.us0.oraclecloud.com is an example REST endpoint URL. Change this value to the REST endpoint URL of your Compute Classic site. For information about finding out REST endpoint URL for your site, see Send Requests.

  • acme and jack.jones@example.com are example values. Replace acme with the identity domain ID of your Compute Classic account, and jack.jones@example.com with your user name.

No response is returned for this request.