Delete a Cluster


Groups and projects are synonymous terms. Your {GROUP-ID} is the same as your project ID. For existing groups, your group/project ID remains the same. The resource and corresponding endpoints use the term groups.

The Atlas API authenticates using HTTP Digest Authentication. Provide a programmatic API public key and corresponding private key as the username and password when constructing the HTTP request.

To learn how to configure API access for an Atlas project, see Configure Atlas API Access.

Base URL:


DELETE /api/atlas/v1.0/groups/{GROUP-ID}/clusters/{CLUSTER-NAME}

Request Path Parameters

Path Element Required/Optional Description
GROUP-ID Required. The unique identifier for the project containing the cluster you want to retrieve.
CLUSTER-NAME Required The name of the cluster to retrieve.



curl -i -u "{PUBLIC-KEY}:{PRIVATE-KEY}" --digest -X DELETE ""


HTTP/1.1 202 Accepted