How to delete a group from SMAX

  • KM03631353
  • 30-Mar-2020
  • 30-Mar-2020

This document has not been formally reviewed for accuracy and is provided "as is" for your convenience.


Understand how to delete a group from SMAX as this is not an option that can be accessed from the UI.


Problem Description:

Sometimes after creating a group in SMAX you will need to delete it, this is no possible in the UI.


SMAX UI does not provides a way to delete groups.


The correct method is:

  1. Open the Agent Interface append to the end of the URL the &showSampleApp=true, parameter to enable secret menu.
  2. Open the new menu Sample Application->Utilities.
  3. On the URL set it to https://<SMAX URL>/rest/${tenantId}/ems/bulk.
  4. Change the method to POST and set the body to, replace the ID for the corresponding ID:
  5. {"entities":[{"entity_type":"PersonGroup","properties":{"Id":"<ID>"}}],"operation":"DELETE"}
  6. Send the REST call and the group should be deleted.


Tested on SMAX 2019.11.