Network
SoftLayer_Network_Storage::deleteFiles

Overview

Delete multiple files within a Storage account. Depending on the type of Storage account, Deleting either deletes files permanently or sends files to your account's recycle bin.

Currently, Virtual Server storage is the only type of Storage account that sends files to a recycle bin when deleted. When called against a Virtual Server storage account , this method also determines if the files are in the account's recycle bin. If the files exist in the recycle bin, then they are permanently deleted.

Please note, files can not be restored once they are permanently deleted.

Parameters

fileIds

array of strings

The id or guids of the files you wish to delete.

Headers

n/a
authenticate, SoftLayer_Network_StorageInitParameters

Return Values

boolean

Associated Methods

SoftLayer_Network_Storage::deleteFile
SoftLayer_Network_Storage::deleteAllFiles
SoftLayer_Network_Storage::restoreFile
SoftLayer_Network_Storage::getFilesPendingDelete
SoftLayer_Network_Storage::getFilePendingDeleteCount

Error Handling

  • SoftLayer_Exception_Public: Throw the exception "Not yet implemented for this Storage type." if the Storage type is not supported.