Delete a Backup Configuration



This endpoint is not available on Oracle Cloud Machine.

Delete a backup configuration. In order to delete the configuration all backups and restores related to the configuration must already be deleted. If disabling a backup configuration is desired, consider setting enabled to false.

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.


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


Supported Media Types

204 Response

Successfully removed backup configuration.

401 Response

Unauthorized or backup configuration not found.

404 Response

The URL does not refer to a valid resource.

409 Response

The backup configuration cannot be deleted due to associated backups or restores.

500 Response

The server encountered an error handling this request.


cURL Command

The following example shows how to delete a backup configuration, /Compute-acme/, 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"
  • 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.

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

No response is returned for this request.