Method: projects.locations.indexes.delete

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Deletes an Index. An Index can only be deleted when all its DeployedIndexes had been undeployed.

HTTP request

DELETE https://{service-endpoint}/v1beta1/{name}

Where {service-endpoint} is one of the supported service endpoints.

Path parameters



Required. The name of the Index resource to be deleted. Format: projects/{project}/locations/{location}/indexes/{index}

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 Authentication Overview.

IAM Permissions

Requires the following IAM permission on the name resource:

  • aiplatform.indexes.delete

For more information, see the IAM documentation.