Method: projects.instances.backups.delete

Deletes a pending or completed Backup.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Required. Name of the backup to delete. Values are of the form projects/<project>/instances/<instance>/backups/<backup>.

Authorization requires the following IAM permission on the specified resource name:

  • spanner.backups.delete

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

If successful, the response body is empty.

Authorization scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.