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Last updated: 2022-09-26 16:40:08

1. API Description

Domain name for API request: ssm.tencentcloudapi.com.

This API is used to delete a Secret. You can set whether to delete the Secret immediately or on schedule using the RecoveryWindowInDays parameter. For a Secret to be deleted on schedule, its status will be PendingDelete before the scheduled deletion time. You can use RestoreSecret to restore a deleted Secret during this time. A deleted Secret will not be restorable after the scheduled deletion time. A Secret can only be deleted after being disabled using DisableSecret.

A maximum of 50 requests can be initiated per second for this API.

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2. Input Parameters

The following request parameter list only provides API request parameters and some common parameters. For the complete common parameter list, see Common Request Parameters.

Parameter Name Required Type Description
Action Yes String Common Params. The value used for this API: DeleteSecret.
Version Yes String Common Params. The value used for this API: 2019-09-23.
Region Yes String Common Params. For more information, please see the list of regions supported by the product.
SecretName Yes String Name of the Secret to be deleted.
RecoveryWindowInDays No Integer Scheduled deletion time (in days), indicating the number of retention days for the secret. Value range: 0-30. If it is 0, the secret is deleted immediately.
For an SSH key secret, this field can only be 0.
CleanSSHKey No Boolean Specifies whether to delete the SSH key from both the secret and the SSH key list in the CVM console. This field is only valid for SSH key secrets. Valid values:
True: deletes SSH key from both the secret and SSH key list in the CVM console. Note that the deletion will fail if the SSH key is already bound to a CVM instance.
False: only deletes the SSH key information in the secret.

3. Output Parameters

Parameter Name Type Description
SecretName String Name of deleted Secret.
DeleteTime Integer Secret deletion time, formatted as a Unix timestamp.
RequestId String The unique request ID, which is returned for each request. RequestId is required for locating a problem.

4. Example

Example1 Deleting credential information

Input Example

&<Common request parameters>

Output Example

    "Response": {
        "RequestId": "2609a8fd-4584-4f89-98be-8c7ae1b81ef4",
        "SecretName": "test",
        "DeleteTime": 1574247268

5. Developer Resources


TencentCloud API 3.0 integrates SDKs that support various programming languages to make it easier for you to call APIs.

Command Line Interface

6. Error Code

The following only lists the error codes related to the API business logic. For other error codes, see Common Error Codes.

Error Code Description
FailedOperation Operation failed.
InternalError An internal error occurred.
InvalidParameterValue The parameter value is invalid.
ResourceNotFound The resource does not exist.
ResourceUnavailable.NotPurchased The service is not purchased.
ResourceUnavailable.ResourceUninitialized The credential has not been initialized.
UnauthorizedOperation The operation is unauthorized.
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