Delete consumer group

Deletes a consumer group. This operation also removes all associated state.


Method Request URI
DELETE https://{servicebusNamespace}{eventHubPath}/consumergroups/{consumergroupName}

Request Headers

See Common parameters and headers for headers and parameters that are used by all requests related to Event Hubs.


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

Response Codes

Code Description
200 Success.
401 Authorization failure.
500 Internal error.

Response Body

If the request is successful, the response body is empty. If the request is not successful, the body contains an error code and error message.




You can also use an Azure Active Directory token for the Authorization header as noted in the Common parameters and headers. For example: Authorization: Bearer <Azure AD token>.

DELETE$default?timeout=60&api-version=2014-01 HTTP/1.1  
Authorization: SharedAccessSignature  
Content-Type: application/atom+xml;type=entry;charset=utf-8  


HTTP/1.1 200 OK  
Content-Length: 0  
Server: Microsoft-HTTPAPI/2.0  
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2014 22:43:27 GMT