Method: projects.zones.clusters.delete

Deletes the cluster, including the Kubernetes endpoint and all worker nodes.

Firewalls and routes that were configured during cluster creation are also deleted.

Other Google Compute Engine resources that might be in use by the cluster (e.g. load balancer resources) will not be deleted if they weren't present at the initial create time.

HTTP request


The URL uses Google API HTTP annotation syntax.

Path parameters



The Google Developers Console project ID or project number.



The name of the Google Compute Engine zone in which the cluster resides.



The name of the cluster to delete.

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains an instance of Operation.

Authorization Scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Auth Guide.

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