Deletes a queue.

Notice After a queue is deleted, all messages in the queue are deleted and cannot be restored. Proceed with caution.


By default, only Alibaba Cloud accounts can call this operation. RAM users can call this operation only after these RAM users are granted related permissions. The following table describes the authorization information of this operation. For more information, see Permission policies and examples.

Item Value
API operation DeleteQueue
Action mns:DeleteQueue
Resource acs:mns:$region:$accountid:/queues/$queueName


A request consists of the following parts:

  • Request line

    DELETE /queues/$queueName HTTP/1.1

  • Operation-specific request headers


  • Request body



A response consists of the following parts:

  • HTTP status code

    HTTP/1.1 204 No Content

  • Operation-specific response headers


  • Response body



Sample requests

DELETE /queues/$queueName  HTTP/1.1
Host: $
Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2012 12:00:00 GMT
x-mns-version: 2015-06-06
Authorization: MNS 15B4D3461F177624206A:xQE0diMbLRepdf3YB+FIEXAM****

Sample success responses

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content
x-mns-request-id: 512B2A634403E52B1956****
x-mns-version: 2015-06-06          

Error codes

No operation-specific errors occur when you call this operation. Common errors include unauthorized access and invalid parameters. For more information, see Error codes.