Delete a Snapshot


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. This page uses the more familiar term group. The endpoints are as stated on the page.

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

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

Base URL:


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

Request Parameters

Request Path Parameters

Path Element Required/Optional Description
GROUP-ID Required The unique identifier of the group that owns the snapshots.
CLUSTER-NAME Required The name of the cluster that contains the snapshots that you want to retrieve.
SNAPSHOT-ID Required The ID of the snapshot that you want 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
pageNum integer Page number (1-based). 1
itemsPerPage integer Maximum number of items to return, up to a maximum of 100. 100
pretty boolean Display response in a prettyprint format. false

Request Body Parameters

This endpoint does not use HTTP request body parameters.

Response Elements



Example Request

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

Example Response