object host.massremove(object parameters)

This method allows to remove related objects from multiple hosts.

This method is only available to Admin and Super admin user types. Permissions to call the method can be revoked in user role settings. See User roles for more information.


(object) Parameters containing the IDs of the hosts to update and the objects that should be removed.

Parameter Type Description
string/array IDs of the hosts to be updated.
groupids string/array Host groups to remove the given hosts from.
interfaces object/array Host interfaces to remove from the given hosts.

The host interface object must have the ip, dns and port properties defined.
macros string/array User macros to delete from the given hosts.
templateids string/array Templates to unlink from the given hosts.
templateids_clear string/array Templates to unlink and clear from the given hosts.

Return values

(object) Returns an object containing the IDs of the updated hosts under the hostids property.


Unlinking templates

Unlink a template from two hosts and delete all of the templated entities.


           "jsonrpc": "2.0",
           "method": "host.massremove",
           "params": {
               "hostids": ["69665", "69666"],
               "templateids_clear": "325"
           "auth": "038e1d7b1735c6a5436ee9eae095879e",
           "id": 1


           "jsonrpc": "2.0",
           "result": {
               "hostids": [
           "id": 1

See also


CHost::massRemove() in ui/include/classes/api/services/CHost.php.