Deletes a category.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes DeleteMetaCategory

The operation that you want to perform.

CategoryId Long Yes 23

Class ID.

RegionId String Yes cn-shanghai

The ID of the region where your project resides.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
Data Boolean true

Business data.

ErrorCode String Invalid.Tenant.ConnectionNotExists

The error code.

ErrorMessage String The connection does not exist.

The error message.

HttpStatusCode Integer 200

The HTTP status code.

RequestId String 0bc1ec92159376

The ID of the request.

Success Boolean true

Indicates whether the request is successful.


Sample requests

     http(s)://[Endpoint]/? Action=DeleteMetaCategory &CategoryId=23 &RegionId=cn-shanghai &<common request parameters> 

Sample success responses

XML format

     <RequestId>0bc1ec92159376</RequestId> <HttpStatusCode>200</HttpStatusCode> <Data>true</Data> <ErrorCode>Invalid.Tenant.ConnectionNotExists</ErrorCode> <ErrorMessage>The connection does not exist. </ErrorMessage> <Success>true</Success> 

JSON Format

     { "RequestId": "0bc1ec92159376", "HttpStatusCode": 200, "Data": true, "ErrorCode": "Invalid.Tenant.ConnectionNotExists", "ErrorMessage": "The connection does not exist.", "Success": true } 

Error codes

HttpCode Error codes Error message Description
403 Forbidden.Access Access is forbidden. Activate DataWorks first. You have restricted access. Please activate DataWorks Enterprise Edition or above.
500 InternalError.System An internal system error occurred. Try again later. An internal system error occurred. Please try again later.
500 InternalError.UserId.Missing An internal system error occurred. Try again later. An internal system error occurred. Please try again later.
403 ResourceNotAuthorized.Api You are not authorized to access the resources. You cannot access resources without authorization.
429 Throttling.Api The request for this resource has exceeded your available limit. The request for the resource exceeds your available upper limit.
429 Throttling.Api.Risk The request for this resource has exceeded your daily available limit. The request for the resource has exceeded your daily availability limit.
429 Throttling.System The DataWorks system is busy. Try again later. DataWorks the system is busy, please try again later.
429 Throttling.User Your request is too frequent. Try again later. Your request is too frequent, please try to slow down the request speed.
403 Forbidden.Meta.NoTenant The user is not the owner of any tenants. The current user is not the owner of any of the tenants.
500 InternalError.Meta.NoCalcEngine An error occurred while retrieving the compute engine based on the MaxCompute project. Failed to get compute engine based on maxcompute project {0}.
500 InternalError.Meta.TenantTimeOut Failed to connect to the interface network. The interface network is disconnected.
500 InternalError.Meta.Unknown An unknown error occurred while processing your request. Resolve the error based on the error message.
403 Invalid.Meta.CategoryForbidden Failed to delete the category. The current category is associated with a table and cannot be operated. Failed to delete a category because an associated table exists for the category.
400 Invalid.Meta.CategoryIllegalDepth A category can contain a maximum of 4 levels. The category level exceeds 4 levels.
403 Invalid.Meta.CategoryIllegalTenant The tenant ID is different in the parent and child categories. Tenant IDs for parent-child classes are inconsistent.
400 Invalid.Meta.CategoryNameDuplicate The category name is duplicated at this level. Duplicate category names at the same level.
500 Invalid.Meta.CategoryRelationDuplicate" The table is already bound to the category. The category is already associated with the table.
400 Invalid.Meta.TableNotExist The table does not exist. The error message returned because
400 InvalidParameter.Meta.CommonError The specified parameter is invalid. The error message returned because one or more request parameters are invalid.
400 InvalidParameter.Meta.GuidFormat The GUID format is invalid. Bad Guid information.
400 InvalidParameter.Meta.Illegal The app guid parameter is invalid. The error message returned because the App parameter is invalid.
400 InvalidParameter.Meta.IllegalDate The date format is invalid. Date format error.
400 InvalidParameter.Meta.IllegalPageError The parameter for paging is invalid. The pagination information is incorrect.
400 InvalidParameter.Meta.NotExist The object does not exist. Data does not exist.

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