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Delete Computer API

Delete Computer API

This API enables you to delete any computer object from your Active Directory.

Request URL format: http://<hostname>:<port>/RestAPI/DeleteComputer

Request parameters:

Parameter name Mandatory Description
PRODUCT_NAME Yes Product name or module name from which the request is being sent; will be needed for auditing.
AuthToken Yes Authentication token obtained using the Generate AuthToken API.
domainName Yes Name of the domain in which the computers are present.
inputFormat Yes Details of each computer to be deleted. This attribute should be a JSONArray string and must be in the format mentioned below: [<JSONObject>, <JSONObject>, <JSONObject>];

JSONObject: The key/value pair of LDAP attributes and the values.
Example JSONArray:
[{"sAMAccountName":"Testcomputer1$"}, {"sAMAccountName":"Testcomputer2$"}]

NOTE: You can specify any of the following attributes as search criteria to locate computer objects using REST API requests:
sAMAccountName, distinguishedName, objectGUID and objectSID


The response will be a JSON array string which contains the list of JSONObjects.

Parameter name Description
sAMAccountName sAMAccountName of the computer.
objectGUID objectGUID of the computer.
objectSID objectSID of the computer.
distinguishedName distinguishedName of the computer.
userPrincipalName Name of the computer.
ouName Name of the container from where the computer is deleted.
statusMessage Contains the appropriate message if an issue or error occurs while processing the request.
status Contains 1 or 0, indicating whether the operation is a success or failure.

Sample input/output:




        "sAMAccountName": "Test-Computer-1$",
        "objectGUID": "{240F79D8-03EE-47D6-B4BF-B9CF88BA1540}",
        "objectSID": "S-1-5-21-2058198098-2931619084-4035890149-135517",
        "distinguishedName": "CN=Test-Computer-1,OU=Computer,DC=test,DC=com",
        "userPrincipalName": "Test-Computer-1",
        "ouName": "OU=Computer,DC=test,DC=com",
        "statusMessage": "Successfully Deleted the computer.",
        "status": "1"

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