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IDCS Delete User from REST API Fails with "Unable to delete User <user> since it is currently referenced..." (Doc ID 2534548.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2022

Applies to:

Identity Cloud Service (IDCS) - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to delete a user using the IDCS REST API, the deletion fails and an error similar to the following is returned:

{"schemas":["urn:ietf:params:scim:api:messages:2.0:Error","urn:ietf:params:scim:api:oracle:idcs:extension:messages:Error"],"detail":"Unable to delete User <user> since it is currently referenced
by SourceObjectMappingInfo <guid>. You must either first remove these references and then delete the User or force delete the User which will automatically remove all these references and then delete the User.","status":"400","urn:ietf:params:scim:api:oracle:idcs:extension:messages:Error":{"messageId":"error.common.manager.resourceHasReference"}}





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