Method: projects.locations.dataStores.branches.documents.delete

Deletes a Document.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Required. Full resource name of Document, such as projects/{project}/locations/{location}/collections/{collection}/dataStores/{dataStore}/branches/{branch}/documents/{document}.

If the caller does not have permission to delete the Document, regardless of whether or not it exists, a PERMISSION_DENIED error is returned.

If the Document to delete does not exist, a NOT_FOUND error is returned.

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

If successful, the response body is empty.

Authorization scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.

IAM Permissions

Requires the following IAM permission on the name resource:

  • discoveryengine.documents.delete

For more information, see the IAM documentation.