Swift Container Operations:Delete Container

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Delete Container

DELETE /v1/{account}/{container}

Deletes the specified container. All objects (including all object versions, manifest files) in the container must be deleted before the container itself can be deleted.

URL Format



The following conditions must be met in order to call this operation.

  • Container must be empty, and only Namespace Admin can delete container

  • Container must exist

Request Payload

No Request Payload

Response Body

Response Servlet response indicating the status of the create operation