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How to delete a Logs, Metrics or APM Stack
How to delete a Logs, Metrics or APM Stack

Follow these steps to remove a Logs, Metrics or APM Stack from your account

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Written by Eleanor Bennett
Updated over a week ago

Step 1: Accessing the Dashboard

Begin by accessing the dashboard, which is the central hub for managing your log data and stacks. You can log in to your account and navigate to the dashboard.

Step 2: Viewing Stacks

Once you're in the dashboard, locate and select the "View" option. This action will lead you to a new screen where you can access various options related to your stacks.

Step 3: Managing Your Stack

In the "Subscription Overview" section, you will find an option called "Manage Stack." Click on this option to access Stack management. This is where you can control various aspects of your Stacks, including the option to delete them.

Step 4: Deleting Logs, Metrics, or APM

Depending on the specific Stack you wish to delete, you will be presented with different options. In this step, you will need to scroll down to find the appropriate option, which might be "Delete Logs," "Delete Metrics," or "Delete APM," based on the type of data associated with the stack you intend to remove. This choice allows you to delete the logs, metrics, or application performance data stored in the Stack.

Once on this page, scroll down to the “delete logs” option (this may be delete Metrics, or APM depending on which Stack type you wish to delete).

Step 5: Providing a Reason

Before you proceed with the deletion, values user feedback and encourages you to provide a reason for deleting the Stack. This step helps's support team understand your needs and any issues you may have encountered. Select or enter a brief explanation on why you are deleting the Stack.

Step 6: Confirming Stack Deletion

After providing a reason, you will be directed to the next screen. Here, you will need to re-enter the name of the Stack you wish to delete. This serves as an additional confirmation step to ensure that you are indeed deleting the correct Stack. Make sure to double-check the Stack name to confirm your intention to delete the selected Stack.

Step 7: Finalizing the Deletion

Once you've confirmed the Stack name and your decision to delete it, proceed with the deletion process. will initiate the removal of the specified Stack along with its associated data, based on your selection (logs, metrics, or APM).

By following these steps, you can safely and efficiently manage and delete Stacks in your account while providing valuable feedback to the support team.

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