PowerShell Box: Delete Folder

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Move a folder to the trash. The recursive parameter must be included in order to delete folders that aren't empty. This example deletes the folder w/ id = 47885473705. An empty 204 response will be returned upon successful deletion. An error is thrown if the folder is not empty and the ‘recursive’ parameter is not included.

Documentation: https://developer.box.com/reference#delete-a-folder

CURL Command

curl https://api.box.com/2.0/folders/47885473705?recursive=true \
-H "Authorization: Bearer BOX_ACCESS_TOKEN" \

PowerShell Example


$rest = New-Object Chilkat.Rest

#  URL: https://api.box.com/2.0/folders/47885473705?recursive=true
$bTls = $true
$port = 443
$bAutoReconnect = $true
$success = $rest.Connect("api.box.com",$port,$bTls,$bAutoReconnect)
if ($success -ne $true) {
    $("ConnectFailReason: " + $rest.ConnectFailReason)

$rest.AddHeader("Authorization","Bearer BOX_ACCESS_TOKEN")

$sbResponseBody = New-Object Chilkat.StringBuilder
$success = $rest.FullRequestNoBodySb("DELETE","/2.0/folders/47885473705?recursive=true",$sbResponseBody)
if ($success -ne $true) {