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Service Instances API

Service Instances API

Delete a Service Instance

DELETE /v2/service_instances/:guid



DELETE /v2/service_instances/217c7d1f-3a91-42ba-b0b1-aed3de0f808a?accepts_incomplete=true


Name Description Valid Values Example Values
accepts_incomplete Set to `true` if the client allows asynchronous provisioning. The cloud controller may respond before the service is ready for use.
  • true
  • false
purge Recursively remove a service instance and child objects from Cloud Foundry database without making requests to a service broker. The user must have the cloud_controller.admin scope on their OAuth token in order to perform a purge.
  • true
  • false
recursive Will delete service bindings, service keys, and routes associated with the service instance.
  • true
  • false
async Will run the delete request in a background job. Recommended: 'true'.
  • true
  • false
accepts_incomplete: true


Authorization: bearer eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoidWFhLWlkLTE4MSIsImVtYWlsIjoiZW1haWwtMTIwQHNvbWVkb21haW4uY29tIiwic2NvcGUiOlsiY2xvdWRfY29udHJvbGxlci5hZG1pbiJdLCJhdWQiOlsiY2xvdWRfY29udHJvbGxlciJdLCJleHAiOjE0NTg4NTU2NzN9.EtMTHKh7p55trbg9X6JYpz8O2uJqtneF5MRsRRQSjhs
Host: example.org
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded


curl "https://api.[your-domain.com]/v2/service_instances/217c7d1f-3a91-42ba-b0b1-aed3de0f808a?accepts_incomplete=true" -d '' -X DELETE \
	-H "Authorization: bearer eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoidWFhLWlkLTE4MSIsImVtYWlsIjoiZW1haWwtMTIwQHNvbWVkb21haW4uY29tIiwic2NvcGUiOlsiY2xvdWRfY29udHJvbGxlci5hZG1pbiJdLCJhdWQiOlsiY2xvdWRfY29udHJvbGxlciJdLCJleHAiOjE0NTg4NTU2NzN9.EtMTHKh7p55trbg9X6JYpz8O2uJqtneF5MRsRRQSjhs" \
	-H "Host: example.org" \
	-H "Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded" \
	-H "Cookie: "



202 Accepted


Name Description Valid Values
name The human-readable name of the service instance.
credentials The service broker-provided credentials to use this service.
service_plan_guid The service plan GUID that this service instance is utilizing.
space_guid The space GUID that this service instance belongs to.
dashboard_url The service broker-provided URL to access administrative features of the service instance. May be null.
type The type of service instance.
  • managed_service_instance
  • user_provided_service_instance
last_operation The status of the last operation requested on the service instance. May be null.
last_operation.type The type of operation that was last performed or currently being performed on the service instance
  • create
  • update
  • delete
last_operation.state The status of the last operation or current operation being performed on the service instance.
  • in progress
  • succeeded
  • failed
last_operation.description The service broker-provided description of the operation. May be null.
last_operation.updated_at The timestamp that the Cloud Controller last checked the service instance state from the broker.
space_url The relative path to the space resource that this service instance belongs to.
service_plan_url The relative path to the service plan resource that this service instance belongs to.
service_binding_url The relative path to the service bindings that this service instance is bound to.
routes_url Routes bound to the service instance. Requests to these routes will be forwarded to the service instance.
tags A list of tags for the service instance
  "metadata": {
    "guid": "217c7d1f-3a91-42ba-b0b1-aed3de0f808a",
    "url": "/v2/service_instances/217c7d1f-3a91-42ba-b0b1-aed3de0f808a",
    "created_at": "2016-03-17T21:41:13Z",
    "updated_at": null
  "entity": {
    "name": "name-740",
    "credentials": {
      "creds-key-22": "creds-val-22"
    "service_plan_guid": "11130f7b-b7e0-46cd-a457-636df149020e",
    "space_guid": "38c00393-8934-42d7-bf9f-1b2b17166600",
    "gateway_data": null,
    "dashboard_url": null,
    "type": "managed_service_instance",
    "last_operation": {
      "type": "delete",
      "state": "in progress",
      "description": "",
      "updated_at": "2016-03-17T21:41:13Z",
      "created_at": "2016-03-17T21:41:13Z"
    "tags": [
    "space_url": "/v2/spaces/38c00393-8934-42d7-bf9f-1b2b17166600",
    "service_plan_url": "/v2/service_plans/11130f7b-b7e0-46cd-a457-636df149020e",
    "service_bindings_url": "/v2/service_instances/217c7d1f-3a91-42ba-b0b1-aed3de0f808a/service_bindings",
    "service_keys_url": "/v2/service_instances/217c7d1f-3a91-42ba-b0b1-aed3de0f808a/service_keys",
    "routes_url": "/v2/service_instances/217c7d1f-3a91-42ba-b0b1-aed3de0f808a/routes"


Content-Type: application/json;charset=utf-8
Location: /v2/service_instances/217c7d1f-3a91-42ba-b0b1-aed3de0f808a
Content-Length: 1233
X-Content-Type-Options: nosniff