I have created an anonymous proxy(Proxy pallet). Now I need to delete this proxy. I am using killAnonymous but it is giving me errors. enter image description here

Please suggest what i am doing incorrect here

  • I believe the extrinsic was executed successfully. The "incomplete execution" error seems like a misleading message. Can you check in storage that the proxy account has been removed?
    – Shawn Tabrizi
    Commented Mar 23, 2022 at 4:53
  • The only error that can be returned by killAnonymous is NoPermission, otherwise, it cannot fail.
    – Shawn Tabrizi
    Commented Mar 23, 2022 at 4:54
  • 2
    Yeah it's not deleted from the storage
    – Pankaj
    Commented Mar 23, 2022 at 4:57
  • When you generated the anonymous account, did you give yourself full permissions? Otherwise, you won't be able to delete the account.
    – Shawn Tabrizi
    Commented Mar 23, 2022 at 5:01
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    yeah, I created one proxy with Any and the other with Non-Transfer Proxy Type. and deleting the Non-transfer with Any One.
    – Pankaj
    Commented Mar 23, 2022 at 5:06

1 Answer 1


The kill_anonymous call needs to come from the anonymous itself:

let who = ensure_signed(origin)?;
let when = (height, ext_index);
let proxy = Self::anonymous_account(&spawner, &proxy_type, index, Some(when));
ensure!(proxy == who, Error::<T>::NoPermission);

Of course the only way to access an anonymous proxy origin is via proxy.proxy. Your call above is correct, but you need to wrap it in a proxy.proxy such that the origin is the anon proxy.

    real: <YOUR_ANON_PROXY>,
    force_proxy_type: Any,
    call: proxy.killAnonymous(
        /* args */


This is because the spawner may have set a new account as the proxy and removed itself, so the permission to kill an anon rests with the anon itself.

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