mongocli atlas datalake delete

The datalake delete command deletes one Atlas Data Lake associated with the specified Atlas project. You can also delete a Data Lake with the Data Lake API or with the Atlas UI by selecting Data Lake from the left-side navigation.


mongocli atlas datalake delete <datalake-name>
     [ --force ]
     [ --output|-o <output-format> ]
     [ --profile|-P <profile-name> ]
     [ --projectId <id-of-project> ]


Use -h or --help to view the command-line help for this command.


Option Type Description Required?
<datalake-name> string Name of the Data Lake. yes
--force   Bypasses the confirmation message. no
--output, -o string

Command output format. Valid values are:

  • json for output in JSON format
  • go-template for custom output using the Go template
  • go-template-file for custom output specified using Go template file

If omitted, the command returns output in the default format.

--profile, -P string Name of the profile where the public and private keys for the project are saved. If omitted, uses the default profile. To learn more about creating a profile, see Configure the MongoDB CLI. no
--projectId string Unique identifier of the project that contains the cluster to update. If omitted, uses the project ID in the profile or environment variable. no


You must respond affirmatively to a confirmation request before MongoDB CLI completes a request to delete a Data Lake.


The command prints the following message to the terminal if the command succeeds. If the command returns errors, see Troubleshooting for recommended solutions.

Data Lake '<datalake-name>' deleted


The following example uses the mongocli atlas datalake delete command to delete a Data Lake named myDL in the specified project. It uses the default profile to access the project.

mongocli atlas datalake delete myDL --projectId 5e2211c17a3e5a48f5497de3