Deletes a custom Role. When you delete a custom role, the following changes occur immediately: * You cannot bind a principal to the custom role in an IAM Policy. * Existing bindings to the custom role are not changed, but they have no effect. * By default, the response from ListRoles does not include the custom role. You have 7 days to undelete the custom role. After 7 days, the following changes occur: * The custom role is permanently deleted and cannot be recovered. * If an IAM policy contains a binding to the custom role, the binding is permanently removed.


You will need authorization for the scope to make a valid call.

If unset, the scope for this method defaults to You can set the scope for this method like this: iam1 --scope <scope> organizations roles-delete ...

Required Scalar Argument

  • <name> (string)
    • The name parameter's value depends on the target resource for the request, namely projects or organizations. Each resource type's name value format is described below: * projects.roles.delete(): projects/{PROJECT_ID}/roles/{CUSTOM_ROLE_ID}. This method deletes only custom roles that have been created at the project level. Example request URL:{PROJECT_ID}/roles/{CUSTOM_ROLE_ID} * organizations.roles.delete(): organizations/{ORGANIZATION_ID}/roles/{CUSTOM_ROLE_ID}. This method deletes only custom roles that have been created at the organization level. Example request URL:{ORGANIZATION_ID}/roles/{CUSTOM_ROLE_ID} Note: Wildcard (*) values are invalid; you must specify a complete project ID or organization ID.

Optional Output Flags

The method's return value a JSON encoded structure, which will be written to standard output by default.

  • -o out
    • out specifies the destination to which to write the server's result to. It will be a JSON-encoded structure. The destination may be - to indicate standard output, or a filepath that is to contain the received bytes. If unset, it defaults to standard output.

Optional Method Properties

You may set the following properties to further configure the call. Please note that -p is followed by one or more key-value-pairs, and is called like this -p k1=v1 k2=v2 even though the listing below repeats the -p for completeness.

  • -p etag=string
    • Used to perform a consistent read-modify-write.

Optional General Properties

The following properties can configure any call, and are not specific to this method.

  • -p $-xgafv=string

    • V1 error format.
  • -p access-token=string

    • OAuth access token.
  • -p alt=string

    • Data format for response.
  • -p callback=string

    • JSONP
  • -p fields=string

    • Selector specifying which fields to include in a partial response.
  • -p key=string

    • API key. Your API key identifies your project and provides you with API access, quota, and reports. Required unless you provide an OAuth 2.0 token.
  • -p oauth-token=string

    • OAuth 2.0 token for the current user.
  • -p pretty-print=boolean

    • Returns response with indentations and line breaks.
  • -p quota-user=string

    • Available to use for quota purposes for server-side applications. Can be any arbitrary string assigned to a user, but should not exceed 40 characters.
  • -p upload-type=string

    • Legacy upload protocol for media (e.g. "media", "multipart").
  • -p upload-protocol=string

    • Upload protocol for media (e.g. "raw", "multipart").