Deletes a backup vault.


  • You cannot delete a backup vault within 2 hours after the backup vault is created or a backup vault that is in the INITIALIZING state.
  • After you delete a backup vault, all resources that are associated with the backup vault are deleted. The resources include backup clients of earlier versions, backup plans, backup jobs, snapshots, and restore jobs.

Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes DeleteVault

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

VaultId String No v-*********************

The ID of the backup vault.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
Code String 200

The HTTP status code. The status code 200 indicates that the request is successful.

Message String successful

The message that is returned. If the request is successful, a value of successful is returned. If the request fails, an error message is returned.

RequestId String 473469C7-AA6F-4DC5-B3DB-A3DC0DE3C83E

The ID of the request.

Success Boolean true

Indicates whether the request is successful. Valid values:

  • true: The request is successful.
  • false: The request failed.


Sample requests

&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

    "Message": "successful",
    "RequestId": "473469C7-AA6F-4DC5-B3DB-A3DC0DE3C83E",
    "Code": 200,
    "Success": true

Error codes

For a list of error codes, visit the API Error Center.