Google Cloud Storage

Buckets: delete

Requires authorization

Permanently deletes an empty bucket. Try it now or see an example.

The authenticated user must be a member of the project's team as an editor or owner. 

Request

HTTP request

DELETE https://www.googleapis.com/storage/v1beta2/b/bucket

Parameters

Parameter name Value Description
Path parameters
bucket string Name of a bucket.
Optional query parameters
ifMetagenerationMatch unsigned long Makes the return of the bucket metadata conditional on whether the bucket's current metageneration matches the given value.
ifMetagenerationNotMatch unsigned long Makes the return of the bucket metadata conditional on whether the bucket's current metageneration does not match the given value.

Authorization

This request requires authorization with at least one of the following scopes (read more about authentication and authorization).

Scope
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/devstorage.full_control
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/devstorage.read_write

Request body

Do not supply a request body with this method.

Response

If successful, this method returns an empty response body.

Examples

Note: The code examples available for this method do not represent all supported programming languages (see the client libraries page for a list of supported languages).

Java

Uses the Java client library

storage.buckets().delete("mybucket").execute();

Python

Uses the Python client library

client.buckets().delete(bucket=bucket_name).execute()

Ruby

Uses the Ruby client library

# Delete a bucket in the project
bucket_delete_result = client.execute(
  api_method: storage.buckets.delete,
  parameters: {bucket: BUCKET}
)
puts "Deleting #{BUCKET}: #{bucket_delete_result.body}"

Go

Uses the Go client library

// Delete a bucket in the project
bucketName := "BUCKET_NAME"
if err = service.Buckets.Delete(bucketName).Do(); err == nil {
	fmt.Printf("Successfully deleted bucket: %s.\n", bucketName)
} else {
	fmt.Printf("Buckets.Delete errors: %v", err)
}

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