deleteFile


SoftLayer_Network_Storage::deleteFile

Delete an individual file within a Storage account.

Description

{{CloudLayerOnlyMethod}} Delete an individual file within a Storage account. Depending on the type of Storage account, Deleting a file either deletes the file permanently or sends the file 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 file is in the account’s recycle bin. If the file exist in the recycle bin, then it is permanently deleted.

Please note, a file can not be restored once it is permanently deleted.


Parameters

Name Type Description
fileId string The id or guid of the file you wish to delete.

Required Headers

Optional Headers

  • None

Return Values

  • boolean

Error Handling

  • Throw the error “Not yet implemented for this Storage type.” if the Storage type is not supported.

Associated Methods