You can call this operation to delete backups for ApsaraDB for PolarDB clusters.

Before you call this operation, ensure that the following requirements are met:

  • The cluster is in the running state.
  • The data is backed up.
  • You can call the DescribeBackups operation to query the status of backups.
  • The space released after the backup file is deleted is much smaller than the size of this file due to the blocks shared between snapshots.


OpenAPI Explorer automatically calculates the signature value. For your convenience, we recommend that you call this operation in OpenAPI Explorer. OpenAPI Explorer dynamically generates the sample code of the operation for different SDKs.

Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
BackupId String Yes 50001xxxx

The ID of the backup. Separate multiple backup IDs with a comma (,).

Note You can call the DescribeBackups operation to query the IDs of backup files.
DBClusterId String Yes pc-bpxxxxxxx

The ID of the ApsaraDB for PolarDB cluster.

AccessKeyId String No key-test

The AccessKey ID provided to you by Alibaba Cloud.

Action String No DeleteBackup

The operation that you want to perform. Set the value to DeleteBackup.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
RequestId String 3CF4F9FE-BF77-4739-8D68-B8DF5D3BAD8B

The ID of the request.


Sample requests

http(s)://[Endpoint]/? Action=DeleteBackup
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

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Error codes

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