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ReportingService2010.DeleteItem Method

Deletes a specified item from a report server database or SharePoint library. This method applies to all item types.

Namespace:  ReportService2010
Assembly:  ReportService2010 (in ReportService2010.dll)

public function DeleteItem(
	ItemPath : String


Type: System.String
The fully qualified URL of the item including the file name and, in SharePoint mode, the extension.

The table below shows header and permissions information on this operation.

SOAP Header Usage

(In) TrustedUserHeaderValue

(Out) ServerInfoHeaderValue

Native Mode Required Permissions

Depends on the item type.

If the item contains any child items, you must also have the respective Delete permission for each child item.

SharePoint Mode Required Permissions


The length of the ItemPath parameter cannot exceed 260 characters; otherwise, a SOAP exception is thrown with the error code rsItemLengthExceeded.

The ItemPath parameter cannot be null or empty or contain the following reserved characters: : ? ; @ & = + $ , \ * > < | . ". You can use the forward slash character (/) to separate items in the full path name of the folder, but you cannot use it at the end of the folder name.

This method not only deletes the specified item from the report server database SharePoint library, it also deletes additional items, such as the subscriptions, schedules, and snapshots that are associated with the report item.

Deleting an item from a report server database or SharePoint library modifies the ModifiedBy and ModifiedDate properties of the parent item.

All catalog item types can be deleted except for a Site. For a list of item types, use the ListItemTypes method.

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