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You can remove an application using the CLI tool, REST API or the PPaaS Console as shown below:


Deleting an application via the CLI

CLI commandremove-application
DescriptionDelete an application.
Command format
remove-application <APPLICATION_ID>
Parameter definition
Short optionLong optionDescriptionRequiredExample value
N/AN/AUnique ID of the applicationYeswso2am-190-application

Delete an application named wso2am-190-application.

remove-application wso2am-190-application
Sample output
Application deleted successfully: [application] wso2am-190-application

Deleting an application via the REST API

DescriptionDelete an application.
Resource Path


Request/Response Format


Command format
curl -X DELETE -H "Content-Type: application/json" -k -v -u <USERNAME>:<PASSWORD> https://<PRIVATE_PAAS_HOST>:<PRIVATE_PAAS_HTTPS_PORT>/api/applications/{applicationId}
  • By default, <USERNAME>:<PASSWORD> is admin:admin.
  • By default, <PRIVATE_PAAS_HOST> is localhost. However, if you are using a public IP, the respective IP address or domain needs to be specified.
  • By default, <PRIVATE_PAAS_HTTPS_PORT> has been set to 9443. However, if the port offset has been incremented by n, the default port value needs to be incremented by n.

Delete an application named wso2am-190-application.

curl -X DELETE -H "Content-Type: application/json" -k -v -u admin:admin https://localhost:9443/api/applications/wso2am-190-application
Sample output
> DELETE /api/applications/wso2am-190-application HTTP/1.1
> Host: localhost:9443
> Authorization: Basic YWRtaW46YWRtaW4=
> User-Agent: curl/7.43.0
> Accept: */*
> Content-Type: application/json
< HTTP/1.1 200 OK
< Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2015 04:35:53 GMT
< Content-Type: application/json
< Transfer-Encoding: chunked
< Server: WSO2 Carbon Server
{"status":"success","message":"Application deleted successfully: [application]

You will come across the following HTTP status codes while deleting an application:

HTTP status code

200, 500

See the descriptions of the HTTP status codes here.

Deleting an application via the PPaaS Console

Follow the instructions below to delete an application:

  1. Click Applications on the home page.
  2. Hover the mouse pointer over the application you wish to delete for the Delete button to appear and click Delete.
  3. Click Yes to delete the application.




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