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DELETE /manage/v2/groups/{id|name}


This resource address deletes a group from the cluster.

URL Parameters
format The format of the posted data. Can be either html, json, or xml (default). This value overrides the Accept header if both are present.
Request Headers
Accept The expected MIME type of the request body. If the format? parameter is present, it takes precedence over the Accept header.


Upon success, MarkLogic Server returns status code 204 (No content). If the payload is malformed or the group does not exist, a status code of 400 (Bad Request) is returned. A status code of 401 (Unauthorized) is returned if the user does not have the necessary privileges.

Required Privileges

This operation requires the manage-admin role, or the following privilege:



curl -X DELETE --anyauth -u admin:admin --header "Content-Type:application/json" \

==>  Deletes the "Foo" group from the cluster. 

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