Delete Data Disk


Updated: July 10, 2015

The Delete Data Disk operation removes the specified data disk from a Virtual Machine.

The Delete Data Disk request may be specified as follows. Replace <subscription-id> with the subscription ID, <cloudservice-name> with the name of the cloud service, <deployment-name> with the name of the deployment, <role-name> with the name of the Virtual Machine, and <lun> with the logical unit number of the disk to delete.


Request URI


URI Parameter



Optional. Specifies that the source blob for the disk should also be deleted from storage.

The comp=media parameter is only available using version 2013-08-01 and higher.

The following table describes the request headers.

Request Header



Required. Specifies the version of the operation to use for this request. This header should be set to 2012-03-01 or higher.

The response includes an HTTP status code and a set of response headers.

A successful operation returns status code 202 (Accepted).

The response for this operation includes the following headers. The response may also include additional standard HTTP headers.

Response Header



A value that uniquely identifies a request made against the management service.