Deployment Step: Delete MetaData

Updated 11 months ago by Copado Solutions

Copado allows you to manage and create deployment steps when executing a deployment. There are several deployment steps you can create, depending on the action you want to execute. In this article we will discuss the Delete MetaData deployment step.

The Delete MetaData deployment step lets you delete metadata components in the destination org using the Metadata API (destructive package).

When this deployment step is executed, the selected metadata components will be deleted in the destination org. This deletion is performed from org to org, but not in the Git repository. To also delete the selected metadata in the Git repository, create a destructive change from the commit page. For more information about destructive changes check out the article Destructive Changes.

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