Method: logs.delete

Deletes all the log entries in a log for the _Default Log Bucket. The log reappears if it receives new entries. Log entries written shortly before the delete operation might not be deleted. Entries received after the delete operation with a timestamp before the operation will be deleted.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Required. The resource name of the log to delete:

  • projects/[PROJECT_ID]/logs/[LOG_ID]
  • organizations/[ORGANIZATION_ID]/logs/[LOG_ID]
  • billingAccounts/[BILLING_ACCOUNT_ID]/logs/[LOG_ID]
  • folders/[FOLDER_ID]/logs/[LOG_ID]

[LOG_ID] must be URL-encoded. For example, "projects/my-project-id/logs/syslog", "organizations/123/logs/".

For more information about log names, see LogEntry.

Authorization requires the following IAM permission on the specified resource logName:

  • logging.logs.delete

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

If successful, the response body is empty.

Authorization scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.