Table API - DELETE /now/table/{tableName}/{sys_id}

This method deletes the specified record from the specified table.

URL format

Versioned URL: /api/now/v2/table/{tableName}/{sys_id}

Default URL: /api/now/table/{tableName}/{sys_id}

Supported request parameters

Table 1. Parameters
Parameter Description
None

Headers

The following request and response headers apply to this HTTP action only, or apply to this action in a distinct way. For a list of general headers used in the REST API, see Supported REST API headers.

Table 2. Request headers
Header Description
None
Table 3. Response headers
Header Description
None

Status codes

The following status codes apply to this HTTP action. For a list of possible status codes used in the REST API, see REST response codes .

Table 4. Status codes
Status code Description
204 Indicates the request completed successfully.

Sample cURL request

curl "https://instance.service-now.com/api/now/table/incident/d977b66a4f411200adf9f8e18110c7b2" \
--request DELETE \
--header "Accept:application/json" \
--user 'admin':'admin'
""

Sample Python request

#Need to install requests package for python
#easy_install requests
import requests

# Set the request parameters
url = 'https://instance.service-now.com/api/now/table/incident/d977b66a4f411200adf9f8e18110c7b2'

# Eg. User name="admin", Password="admin" for this code sample.
user = 'admin'
pwd = 'admin'

# Set proper headers
headers = {"Content-Type":"application/xml","Accept":"application/xml"}

# Do the HTTP request
response = requests.delete(url, auth=(user, pwd), headers=headers  )

# Check for HTTP codes other than 200
if response.status_code != 200: 
    print('Status:', response.status_code, 'Headers:', response.headers, 'Error Response:',response.json())
    exit()

# Decode the JSON response into a dictionary and use the data
data = response.json()
print(data)
None