Grouper Web Services


Delete attribute definitions based on name or ID. This is new as of Grouper v2.3.0


  • Delete an attribute definition
  • Lookup the attribute definition be name, id, or index
  • Non-lite service can delete multiple attributeDef at once
  • Can pass in a txType so that you can run all the deletes in one transaction, or just finish the work that is possible with no enclosing transaction
  • Returns attribute definition(s), and the result code of if it was deleted
  • Can actAs another user

attributeDefDelete Lite service

  • Accepts one attribute def to delete...
  • Documentation: SOAP (click on attributeDefDeleteLite), REST
  • For REST, the request can put data in query string (in URL or request body)
  • REST request (colon is escaped to %3A): DELETE /grouper-ws/servicesRest/v2_3_000/attributeDefs
    • Note: if passing data in request body e.g. actAs, use a POST
  • (see documentation above for details): Request object, response object
  • Response codes
  • Samples (all files with "Lite" in them, click on "download" to see file)

attributeDefDelete service

  • Accepts multiple attributeDefs to delete
  • Documentation: SOAP (click on attributeDefDelete), REST
  • REST request (colon is escaped to %3A): DELETE /grouper-ws/servicesRest/v2_3_000/attributeDefs
  • (see documentation above for details): Request objectresponse object
  • Response codes
  • Returns an overall status, and a status for each delete
  • Samples (all files with "Lite" in them, click on "download" to see file)
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