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Version: 8.1

This function is used in Python Scripting.


Performs an HTTP DELETE to the given URL.

Keep in mind that JRE proxy settings will influence how these functions conduct their network activities.

Client Permission Restrictions

This scripting function has no Client Permission restrictions.



This function accepts keyword arguments., [contentType], [connectTimeout], [readTimeout], [username], [password], [headerValues], [bypassCertValidation])


StringurlThe URL to send the request to.
StringcontentType[Optional] The MIME type used in the HTTP 'Content-type' header.
IntconnectTimeout[Optional] The timeout for connecting to the URL in milliseconds. Default is 10,000
IntreadTimeout[Optional] The read timeout for the operation in milliseconds. Default is 60,000.
Stringusername[Optional] If specified, the call will attempt to authenticate with basic HTTP authentication.
Stringpassword[Optional] The password used for basic HTTP authentication, if the username parameter is also present.
PyDictionaryheaderValues[Optional] A dictionary of name/value pairs that will be set in the HTTP header.
BooleanbypassCertValidation[Optional] If the target address in an HTTPS address, and this parameter is TRUE, the system will bypass all SSL certificate validation. This is not recommended, though is sometimes necessary for self-signed certificates.


String - The content returned for the DELETE operation.


Gateway, Vision Client, Perspective Session

Code Example

Code Snippet
# This example attempts to perform a DELETE operation
URL = "http://myURL/folder.resource"


system net httpDelete, net.httpDelete