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Delete From Definition (Feature Layer)

Description

The deleteFromDefinition operation supports deleting a definition property in a feature service layer. The result of this operation is a response indicating success or failure with error code and description.

Request parameters

ParameterDetails
deleteFromDefinition

The deleteFromDefinition parameter supports deleting a definition property in a feature service layer.

async

Support options for asynchronous processing. The default format is false.

Values: true | false

f

The response format. The default response format is html.

Values: html | json | pjson

Example usage

Example one: Delete fields from feature service layer

Example two: Delete indexes from feature service layer

Example one: Delete fields from a feature service layer

Below is a sample URL used to access the deleteFromDefinition operation:

https://services.myserver.com/OrgID/ArcGIS/rest/admin/services/example1/FeatureServer/0/deleteFromDefinition

Example input for the deleteFromDefinition parameter:

{
  "fields": [
    {
      "name": "GlobalID"
    },
    {
      "name": "date1"
    },
    {   
      "name": "str2"
    }
  ]
}

Example two: Delete indexes from a feature service layer

Below is a sample URL used to access the deleteFromDefinition operation:

https://services.myserver.com/OrgID/ArcGIS/rest/admin/services/example2/FeatureServer/0/deleteFromDefinition

Example input for the deleteFromDefinition parameter:

{
  "indexes": [
    {
      "name": "index1"
    },
    {
      "name": "index2" 
    }
  ]
}

JSON Response syntax

{
  "success": <true|false>,
  "error": {
    "code": <code>,
    "message": "<description>",
    "details": [
      "<message>"
    ]
  }
}

JSON Response example

When deleteFromDefinition succeeds:

{
  "success": true
}

When deleteFromDefinition fails:

{
  "error": {
    "code": 400, 
    "message": "", 
    "details": [
      "Unable to delete feature service layer definition."
    ]
  }
}