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Description

This function removes a cPanel user account's archives.

Examples 


 JSON API
https://hostname.example.com:2087/cpsess##########/json-api/delete_account_archives?api.version=1?user=username&mountpoint=%2Fhome%2Fexample
 XML API
https://hostname.example.com:2087/cpsess##########/xml-api/delete_account_archives?api.version=1?user=username&mountpoint=%2Fhome%2Fexample
 Command Line
whmapi1 delete_account_archives user=username mountpoint=%2Fhome%2Fexample


Notes:

  • You must URI-encode values.
  • For more information and additional output options, read our Guide to WHM API 1 documentation or run the whmapi1 --help command.
  • If you run CloudLinux™, you must use the full path of the whmapi1 command:

    /usr/local/cpanel/bin/whmapi1

 Output (JSON)
{
  "metadata: {
    "command": "delete_account_archives",
    "reason": "OK",
    "version": 1,
    "output": {
      "messages": [
         "Found archive: /home/example/example.tar.gz"
       ]
    },
    "result": 1
  }
}
 Output (XML)
<result>
    <metadata>
        <command>delete_account_archives</command>
        <output>
          <messages>Found archive: /home/example/example.tar.gz</messages>
        </output>
        <reason>OK</reason>
        <result>1</result>
        <version>1</version>
    </metadata>
</result>


Note:

Use WHM's API Shell interface (WHM >> Home >> Development >> API Shell) to directly test WHM API calls.

Parameters

ParameterTypeDescriptionPossible valuesExample
user
string

Required

The cPanel account username.

A valid cPanel account name.username
mountpointstring

The filepath to the archive storage location.

This parameter defaults to the /home directory.

A valid filepath./home/example/

Returns

This function only returns metadata.