Delete role mappings APIedit

Removes role mappings.


DELETE /_xpack/security/role_mapping/<name>


Role mappings define which roles are assigned to each user. For more information, see Mapping users and groups to roles.

Path Parametersedit

(string) The distinct name that identifies the role mapping. The name is used solely as an identifier to facilitate interaction via the API; it does not affect the behavior of the mapping in any way.


To use this API, you must have at least the manage_security cluster privilege.


The following example delete a role mapping:

DELETE /_xpack/security/role_mapping/mapping1

If the mapping is successfully deleted, the request returns {"found": true}. Otherwise, found is set to false.

  "found" : true