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    Delete a Source

    Deprecated:

    Use the Catalog API instead. The Source API will be removed in a future release.

    This API deletes an existing source.

    Syntax

    DELETE /api/v3/source/{id}
    

    Response Codes

    401 - user does not have permission to delete the source.

    404 - a source with the specified id could not be found.

    Example: Delete source

    In this example, a source entity is deleted. The host is a single node and the data is the Dremio sample source data.

    In this case, there were two duplicate sources: Samples and Samples (1). This example deletes the Samples (1) source. The ID, a24cf314-6305-49cf-9b4e-f7da55f8044d, was obtained from the results of GET /source.

    Postman is used to generate the examples.

    Curl Request

    curl -X DELETE \
      http://localhost:9047/api/v3/source/a24cf314-6305-49cf-9b4e-f7da55f8044d \
      -H 'Authorization: _dremioerjt7vnhtljpus01rfibddefdg' \
    

    Python Request

    import http.client
    
    conn = http.client.HTTPConnection("localhost")
    
    payload = ""
    
    headers = {
        'Authorization': "_dremioerjt7vnhtljpus01rfibddefdg"
        }
    
    conn.request("DELETE", "api,v3,source,a24cf314-6305-49cf-9b4e-f7da55f8044d", payload, headers)
    
    res = conn.getresponse()
    data = res.read()
    
    print(data.decode("utf-8"))
    

    Response

    The operation was successful; No results were returned except for the status.

    Status: 200 OK
    

    A visual check of the Dremio UI showed the duplicate Samples (1) source removed.