Deleting a Group

Administrators can use this API to delete a group from the eG manager.

URL: http://<eG manager IP:port>/api/eg/orchestration/deletegroup

Method: POST

Content-Type: application/json

Inputs to be Specified
Parameters Key values Example


managerurl: Base URL of the eG Manager i.e., http://<IP address of the eG console:Port>

user: eG username or domain/eG username

pwd: Base64 encoded password







"groupname":"comma-separated list of groups"



Success Response
Type Code Content




"Succeed": "Group has been deleted successfully."



Failure Response
Type Code Content




"Error": "One or more given groups do not exist or is not associated to any zone/segment/services. Invalid groups : <comma-separated list of group names>"


Figure 1 : Deleting a Group using Postman REST Client

Deleting a Group using cURL

To delete a group through the REST API using cURL, the command should be specified in the following format:

curl --location --request POST "http://<eG Manager IP:Port>/api/eg/orchestration/deletegroup" -H "managerurl:http://<eG Manager IP:Port>" -H "user:<eG username or domain/eG username>" -H "pwd:Base64 encoded password" -H "Content-Type: application/json" --data-raw "{'groupname':'comma-separated list of groups'}"

Note that the command specified above contains both the Default and Optional key values.

Figure 2 shows an example of deleting a group using cURL.

Figure 2 : Deleting a group using cURL