Delete a Volume


ionosctl volume delete [flags]


For volume command:

[v vol]

For delete command:



Use this command to delete specified Volume. This will result in the Volume being removed from your Virtual Data Center. Please use this with caution!

You can wait for the Request to be executed using --wait-for-request option. You can force the command to execute without user input using --force option.

Required values to run command:

  • Data Center Id

  • Volume Id


-u, --api-url string Override default host url (default "")
--cols strings Set of columns to be printed on output
Available columns: [VolumeId Name Size Type LicenceType State Image Bus AvailabilityZone BackupunitId SshKeys ImageAlias DeviceNumber UserData] (default [VolumeId,Name,Size,Type,LicenceType,State,Image])
-c, --config string Configuration file used for authentication (default "$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/ionosctl/config.json")
--datacenter-id string The unique Data Center Id (required)
-f, --force Force command to execute without user input
-h, --help Print usage
-o, --output string Desired output format [text|json] (default "text")
-q, --quiet Quiet output
-t, --timeout int Timeout option for Request for Volume deletion [seconds] (default 60)
-v, --verbose Print step-by-step process when running command
-i, --volume-id string The unique Volume Id (required)
-w, --wait-for-request Wait for the Request for Volume deletion to be executed


ionosctl volume delete --datacenter-id DATACENTER_ID --volume-id VOLUME_ID