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Deleting a File

Method

DELETE

URL:

https://api.backendless.com/<application-id>/<REST-api-key>/files/<path>/<filename> 

where:

Argument                Description
<application-id> the ID of your application generated upon its creation. You can get the value in the Manage > App Settings section of the Backendless Console.
<REST-api-key> REST API key of your application. You can get the value from the Manage > App Settings section of the Backendless Console.
<path> Directory path in the Backendless file storage where the file should be deleted.
<filename> Name of the file to delete.

Request headers

user-token: optional value obtained as a result of the login operation.

where:

Argument                Description
user-token Optional header. Contains a value returned by Backendless in a preceding user Login API call. If user-token is set in the request, the currently logged in user will be assigned to the ownerId property of the user object which is being saved.  Additionally, the operation will be executed with the security policy associated currently logged in user. This means all permissions associated with the user and the roles assigned to the user will be enforced by Backendless.

Request Body:

None

Response Body

None or error.

Example

curl -X DELETE  
-v http://api.backendless.com/XXXX-XXXX-XXXX/ZZZZ-ZZZZ-ZZZZ/files/txtfiles/test.txt