Delete Configuration Item (CI)

    To delete a CI use the following URL format:

    http://<servername>:<portnumber>/api/change/cmdb/ci/CI Type:CI Name/delete/

    Assuming you deleting a requester CI in the local server with port number 8080, the URL should be given as:



    1. The operation name "delete"  should be sent as a "POST attribute" with key "OPERATION_NAME".

    2. The technician key should be sent as a "POST attribute" with key "TECHNICIAN_KEY".


    • It is mandatory to give colon between CI Type and CI Name, so as to delete the CI uniquely.

    • Parameter Result Format - Optional. specifies the return format ( XML or JSON )

    • If no result format specified then API will return output in JSON format.


    Sample XML Output:

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
    <API version="1.0">
                    <message>1 records removed successfully.</message>
                    <created-date>Mar 22, 2013 10:58 AM</created-date>


    Sample JSON Output:

        "API": {
            "response": {
                "result": {
                    "created-date": "Sep 2, 2013 03:10 PM",
                    "message": "1 records removed successfully.",
                    "status": "Success",
                    "statuscode": "200"
            "version": "1.0"



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