Delete a Database User


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.

Base URL:

The Atlas API uses HTTP Digest Authentication. Provide your Atlas username as the username and Atlas API key as the password as part of the HTTP request.

This endpoint requires that the Atlas user has the Owner role. To view the available Atlas users, click on Users in the left-hand navigation.

For complete documentation on configuring API access for an Atlas project, see Configure Atlas API Access.


DELETE /api/atlas/v1.0/groups/{GROUP-ID}/databaseUsers/admin/{USERNAME}

Request Path Parameters

Parameter Required/Optional Description
GROUP-ID Required. The unique identifier for the project.
USERNAME Required. The username to delete

Request Query Parameters

This endpoint may use any of the HTTP request query parameters available to all Atlas API resources. These are all optional.

Name Type Description Default
pretty boolean Display response in a prettyprint format. false
envelope boolean Specifies whether or not to wrap the response in an envelope. false

Request Body Parameters

This endpoint does not use HTTP request body parameters.

Response Elements

This endpoint does not have response elements.

Example Request



You must modify the following code block with the appropriate credentials and project ID.

curl -i -u "username:apiKey" --digest -X DELETE ""


HTTP/1.1 200 OK