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Status Unlikely to implement
Categories User management
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 25, 2017

Allow user to be deleted through API

Currently user can be only disabled through API. however there is no way to delete users from the portal no matter if they are disabled or enabled. 

Please add Delete option in the api for the user object. 

    Feb 7, 2017

    Thank you for the note. At this time, we do not provide the ability to delete ideas portal users via the API or the application, as this would result in a loss of data.

    At this time, we would suggest using the disable capability for a similar outcome (without the loss of data)

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  • Rob Boutmy
    Aug 11, 2023

    I think being able to bulk-delete users is a vital function for any corporate platform. We are stuck with hundreds of stale users that I don't have time for to delete manually. API would allow for automated deletion. But a simple bulk delete in Aha! would also be a helpful and necessary asset. And I agree with Niclas, in that not being able to maintain your stale users is not GDPR compliant.

  • Niclas Kårlin
    May 16, 2019

    Hello. Disabling the user is not GDPR compliant. Any suggestions of how to automatically delete old inactive users?


Ability to delete a user through the REST API

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Guest over 1 year ago in API 0 Unlikely to implement