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{{{ "title": "Delete Load Balancer", "date": "9-13-2018", "author": "Matt Peterson", "attachments": [] }}}

Deletes an LBaaS instance for a given account in a given data center. Calls to this operation must include a token acquired from the authentication endpoint. See the Login API for information on acquiring this token.

When to Use It

Use this API operation when you need to delete an existing load balancer.







URI Parameters

Name Type Description Req.
accountAlias string Short code for the particular account which owns the load balancer Yes
dataCenter string Short string representing the data center in which the load balancer resides Yes
loadBalancerId string Id of the load balancer you want to delete Yes


The response will be an entity representing the request to delete the load balancer. Request status can be tracked from the Get LBaaS Request.

Entity Definition

Name Type Description
id string ID of the load balancer delete request
status string Initially the response will show a status for the request of "ACTIVE". A status of "COMPLETE" will show in the Response of a function when the load balancer has been deleted.
description string Describes the activity running within the Load Balancer delete process
requestDate string Date-time stamp of the request
completionDate string Date-time stamp of load balancer delete. Null value returned until process has completed
links array Collection of entity links that point to resources related to this LBaaS Group



    "id": "d685c028-5852-4b6f-8511-a407147db0e4",
    "status": "ACTIVE",  
    "description": "Delete Load Balancer 329a98e6-977a-4c25-a7c8-174209fe1d31",  
    "requestDate": 1450383770701,  
    "completionDate": null,  
    "links": [  
            "rel": "loadbalancer",  
            "href": "",  
            "resourceId": "329a98e6-977a-4c25-a7c8-174209fe1d31"