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


Deleting an application policy via the CLI

CLI command remove-application-policy
DescriptionDelete an application policy.
Command format

remove-application-policy <APPLICATION_POLICY_ID>

Parameter definition
Short optionLong optionDescriptionRequiredExample value
N/AN/AUnique ID of the application policy.Yesapplication-policy- 1

Retrieve details on the application policy named: application-policy-1 .

remove-application-policy application-policy-1
Sample output
Application policy deleted successfully: [application-policy] application-policy-1

Deleting an application policy via the REST API

DescriptionDelete an application policy.
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/applicationPolicies/{applicationPolicyId}
  • 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.

Retrieve details on the application policy named:  application-policy-1 .

cd <PRIVATE_PAAS_CARTRIDGES>/wso2am/1.9.0/samples
curl -X DELETE -H "Content-Type: application/json" -k -v -u admin:admin https://localhost:9443/api/applicationPolicies/application-policy-1
Sample output
> DELETE /api/applicationPolicies/application-policy-1 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: Thu, 08 Oct 2015 08:59:22 GMT
< Content-Type: application/json
< Transfer-Encoding: chunked
< Server: WSO2 Carbon Server
{"status":"success","message":"Application policy deleted successfully: [application-policy] application-policy-1"}

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

HTTP status code

200, 500

See the descriptions of the HTTP status codes here.

Deleting an application policy via the Private PaaS console

Follow the instructions below to delete an application policy:

  1. Click Configurations on the home page.
  2. Click Application Policies.
  3. Hover your mouse pointer over the application policy that you wish to delete for the Delete button to appear and click Delete.
  4. Click Yes to delete the application policy.



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