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Delete User by ID

Use this call to delete a user by ID.

Resource URL

https://api.<us_or_eu>.onelogin.com/api/1/users/:id

Header Parameter

Authorization

required

string

Set to bearer:<access_token>.

Set <access_token> to the access token you generated using the Generate Token API.

The access token must have been generated using an API credential pair created using the scope required to call this API. This API can be called using any one of the following scopes: Manage users or Manage All.

Resource Parameter

id

required

integer

Set to the id of the user that you want to delete. If you don’t know the user’s id, use the Get Users API call to return all users and their id values.

Sample Response

{
    "status": {
        "error": false,
        "code": 200,
        "type": "success",
        "message": "Success"
 }
}

Here are a few different errors that will return a 400 Bad Request status code.

Typically, the following error means that the Authorization header is missing or incorrectly formatted. The Authorization header should use this format: bearer:<access_token>.

{
    "status": {
        "error": true,
        "code": 400,
        "type": "bad request",
        "message": "Authorization Information is incorrect"
 }
}

{
    "status": {
        "error": true,
        "code": 400,
        "type": "bad request",
        "message": {
            "attribute": "id",
            "description": "ID is incorrect"
        }
 }
}

Typically, the following error means that the user ID is not an integer. The user ID must be an integer.

{
    "status": {
        "error": true,
        "code": 400,
        "type": "bad request",
        "message": {
            "attribute": "id",
            "description": "ID is incorrect"
        }
    }
}

Typically, the following error means that the access token is invalid.

{
    "status": {
        "error": true,
        "code": 401,
        "type": "Unauthorized",
        "message": "Authentication Failure"
    }
}

Typically, the following error means that the access token used to make the call was generated using API credentials that have insufficient permissions. This API can be called using the Manage users or Manage All scope.

{
    "status": {
        "error": true,
        "code": 401,
        "type": "Unauthorized",
        "message": "Insufficient Permission"
    }
}
{
    "status": {
        "error": true,
        "code": 403,
        "type": "forbidden",
        "message": "user is not authorized to access this User"
 }
}
{
    "status": {
        "error": true,
        "code": 404,
        "type": "not found",
        "message": "User for id 222222 was not found"
 }
}

Postman Collection

Replace sample variables indicated by < > in the sample request body with your actual values. Also, be sure to set Postman-specific environment variables indicated by {{ }}.

Download for the Users API

Sample Code

cURL

Replace sample values indicated by < > with your actual values.

curl 'https://api.<us_or_eu>.onelogin.com/api/1/users/<id>' \
-X DELETE \
-H "Authorization: bearer:<access_token>"

Python

See Work with OAuth 2.0 Tokens, Users, and Roles.


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