Archive a channel

This endpoint is only available to organization administrators.


Archive the channel with the ID stream_id.

Usage examples

#!/usr/bin/env python

import zulip

# The user for this zuliprc file must be an organization administrator
client = zulip.Client(config_file="~/zuliprc-admin")

# Archive a channel, given the channel's ID.
result = client.delete_stream(stream_id)

curl -sSX DELETE \


stream_id integer required in path

Example: 1

The ID of the channel to access.


Example response(s)

Changes: As of Zulip 7.0 (feature level 167), if any parameters sent in the request are not supported by this endpoint, a successful JSON response will include an ignored_parameters_unsupported array.

A typical successful JSON response may look like:

    "msg": "",
    "result": "success"

An example JSON response for when the supplied channel does not exist:

    "code": "BAD_REQUEST",
    "msg": "Invalid channel ID",
    "result": "error"