Delete user

delete
https://api.box.com/2.0
/users/:user_id

Deletes a user. By default this will fail if the user still owns any content. Move their owned content first before proceeding, or use the force field to delete the user and their files.

Request

application/json

Path Parameters

stringin pathrequired
12345

The ID of the user.

Query Parameters

booleanin queryoptional
true

Whether the user should be deleted even if this user still own files

booleanin queryoptional
true

Whether the user will receive email notification of the deletion

Response

none

Removes the user and returns an empty response.

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Request Example

cURL
curl -X DELETE https://api.box.com/2.0/users/12345 \
     -H "Authorization: Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>"
.NET
await client.UsersManager.DeleteEnterpriseUserAsync("44444", notify: false, force: true);
Java
BoxUser user = new BoxUser(api, "0");
user.delete(false, false);
Python
user_id = '33333'
client.user(user_id).delete(force=True)
Node
// Delete the user even if they still have files in their account
client.users.delete('123', {force: true})
    .then(() => {
        // deletion succeeded — no value returned
    });