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title: Workato connectors - SQL Server Delete actions date: 2018-02-02 06:10:00 Z --- # SQL Server - Delete actions ## Delete rows This action lets you delete rows based on certain criteria defined by a ` WHERE` condition. > **This action should be tested and used with care, as it will PERMANENTLY delete rows in your table. Testing should be done on a test database** ![Delete action](/assets/images/mssql/delete-rows-action.png)
Delete rows action

Table

First, select a table to delete rows from. This can be done either by selecting a table from the pick list, or toggle the input to text mode and type the full table name.

WHERE condition

Next, provide a WHERE condition to select rows to be deleted. This condition can be as simple as filtering a single record to delete based on ID.

id = 5

Alternatively, it can be used to delete multiple rows.

status = 'closed'

Complex WHERE conditions with subqueries can also be used. Refer to the WHERE condition guide for more information.

Next steps

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