Delete an auto-scaling policy.

You will not be allowed to delete auto-scaling polices that are being used by deployed applications. If an autoscaling policy is being used by a deployed application, you will have to first undeploy the application to be able to delete the corresponding auto-scaling policy.

Resource Path


Request/Response Formatapplication/json

> DELETE /api/autoscalingPolicies/autoscaling-policy-1 HTTP/1.1

> Authorization: Basic YWRtaW46YWRtaW4=
> User-Agent: curl/7.24.0 (x86_64-apple-darwin12.0) libcurl/7.24.0 OpenSSL/0.9.8| zlib/1.2.5
> Host: localhost:9443
> Accept: */*
> Content-Type: application/json
< HTTP/1.1 200 OK
< Date: Sat, 09 May 2015 08:57:12 GMT
< Content-Type: application/json
< Transfer-Encoding: chunked
< Server: WSO2 Carbon Server
{"status":"success","message":"Autoscaling policy deleted successfully: [autoscale-policy] autoscaling-policy-1"}

curl -X DELETE -H "Content-Type: application/json" -k -v -u admin:admin https://<STRATOS_HOST>:<STRATOS-HTTPS-PORT>/api/autoscalingPolicies/{autoscalingPolicyId}

  • By default, <STRATOS_HOST> is localhost. However, if you are using a public IP, the respective IP address or domain needs to be specified.
  • By default, <STRATOS_HTTPS_PORT> has been set to 9443. However, if the port offset has been incremented by n, the default port value needs to be incremented by n.

For example:

curl -X DELETE -H "Content-Type: application/json" -k -v -u admin:admin https://localhost:9443/api/autoscalingPolicies/autoscaling-policy-1

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REST API response

HTTP status code

200, 404, 500

See the descriptions of the HTTP status codes here.

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