Hosts API - DELETE tag

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Deletes the specified custom tag from the specified host. Deletion cannot be undone.

DELETE
  • Managed https://{your-domain}/e/{your-environment-id}/api/v1/entity/infrastructure/hosts/{meIdentifier}/tags/{tag}
  • SaaS https://{your-environment-id}.live.dynatrace.com/api/v1/entity/infrastructure/hosts/{meIdentifier}/tags/{tag}
  • Environment ActiveGate https://{your-activegate-domain}/e/{your-environment-id}/api/v1/entity/infrastructure/hosts/{meIdentifier}/tags/{tag}

Authentication

To execute this request, you need the Access problem and event feed, metrics, and topology (DataExport) permission assigned to your API token. To learn how to obtain and use it, see Tokens and authentication.

Parameters

Parameter Type Description In Required
meIdentifier string

The Dynatrace entity ID of the host.

path required
tag string

The tag to be removed.

path required

Response

Response codes

Code Description
204

Success. The tag of the host has been removed.

400

Failed. The input is invalid.

404

Failure. The tag could not be found.

Response body

A successful request doesn't return any content.

Example

In this example, the request deletes the Rack123 tag from the tag009 host, which has the ID of HOST-B7A6F9EE9F366CB5.

The API token is passed in the Authorization header.

Curl

curl -X POST \
  https://mySampleEnv.live.dynatrace.com/api/v1/entity/infrastructure/hosts/HOST-B7A6F9EE9F366CB5/tags/Rack123 \
  -H 'Authorization: Api-Token abcdefjhij1234567890'

Request URL

https://mySampleEnv.live.dynatrace.com/api/v1/entity/infrastructure/hosts/HOST-B7A6F9EE9F366CB5/tags/Rack123

Response code

204