Timeseries API - DELETE a custom metric

Deletes the specified custom metric. If you delete a metric definition, you lose all of that metric's data, so be careful with deletes.

Built-in metrics can't be deleted.

DELETE
  • Managed https://{your-domain}/e/{your-environment-id}/api/v1/timeseries/{timeseriesIdentifier}
  • SaaS https://{your-environment-id}.live.dynatrace.com/api/v1/timeseries/{timeseriesIdentifier}

Parameters

Parameter Type Description In Required
timeseriesIdentifier string

The ID of the metric to delete.

path required

Response format

A successful request doesn't return any content.

Example

In this example, the request deletes the custom:firewall.connections.dropped custom metric.

The API token is passed in the Authorization header.

Curl

curl -X DELETE \
  https://mySampleEnv.live.dynatrace.com/api/v1/timeseries/custom:firewall.connections.dropped \
  -H 'Authorization: Api-Token abcdefjhij1234567890'

Request URL

https://mySampleEnv.live.dynatrace.com/api/v1/timeseries/custom:firewall.connections.dropped

Response code

204