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   $config as element(configuration),
   $group-ids as xs:unsignedLong*
) as element(configuration)


This function deletes one or more groups in the configuration.

config A configuration specification, typically as returned from one of the Admin module functions.
group-ids The IDs of the groups to be deleted. Typically, this is the result of an admin:group-get-id call.

Required Privileges

This operation requires at least one of the following privileges:



Usage Notes

Any group whose ID you pass into this function must not have any hosts belonging to it when the transaction begins, otherwise an exception is thrown. If you need to delete the group, remove its hosts in a separate transaction before calling this function.


  xquery version "1.0-ml";

  import module namespace admin = "http://marklogic.com/xdmp/admin"
		  at "/MarkLogic/admin.xqy";

  let $config := admin:get-configuration()
  admin:group-delete($config, admin:group-get-id($config, "myOldGroup"))

  (: returns the new configuration element -- use admin:save-configuration
     to save the changes to the configuration or pass the configuration
     to other Admin API functions to make other changes.  :)

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