» kv delete

The kv delete command deletes the data for the provided path in the key/value secrets engine. If using K/V Version 2, its versioned data will not be fully removed, but marked as deleted and will no longer be returned in normal get requests.

» Examples

Delete the latest version of the key "creds":

$ vault kv delete secret/creds
Success! Data deleted (if it existed) at: secret/creds

[K/V Version 2] Delete version 11 of key "creds":

$ vault kv delete -versions=11 secret/creds
Success! Data deleted (if it existed) at: secret/creds

» Usage

There are no flags beyond the standard set of flags included on all commands.

» Command Options

  • -versions ([]int: <required>) - The versions to be deleted. The versioned data will not be deleted, but it will no longer be returned in normal get requests.