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Delete a file system directory

Deletes a file system directory using the built in tree-delete functionality, which makes the delete operation appear to happen instantaneously.

HTTP request syntax (URI)
DELETE <base_URI>/v8/storage/filesystems/{filesystemId}/directories/{directoryObjectId}
Name Type Required Values Description
filesystemId URI_PARAM Y string Either the file system object ID or HNAS file system ID.
directoryObjectId URI_PARAM Y string Directory object ID.
Return codes
Code Data Description
204 No Data File system directory has been successfully deleted.
400 Error Message Missing or invalid request contents.
403Error MessageOperation forbidden by access level.
404 Error Message Requested resource not found.
500 Error message Error associated with the storage system.

Any HTTP status code other than 204 indicates that the API did not complete successfully.

Request example 1: Delete a directory using the file system object ID
curl -vk -H "X-Api-Key: zrxvSDAv9x.RIP4gkmKarG3beF.or.4Tc2im7oeqYN88C9XPGHxbXC" -X DELETE
Request example 2: Delete a directory using the HNAS storage file system ID
curl -vk -H "X-Api-Key: zrxvSDAv9x.RIP4gkmKarG3beF.or.4Tc2im7oeqYN88C9XPGHxbXC" -X DELETE
Response example: Both requests produce the same response
HTTP/1.1 204 No Content


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