The following prerequisites must be met before using the hadbm reducedomain command:
An HADB management domain must already exist.
The hosts to be removed are registered in the domain. No database nodes are configured to be used on the hosts to be removed.
The HADB management repository is writable.
Software packages that are in use are not registered on the hosts which are to be removed.
The hostlist must not contain all agents in the domain. To remove all agents, use the hadbm deletedomain command.
After successfully executing the hadbm reducedomain command, the management agents of the removed hosts are stopped and the repository of the deleted hosts is cleaned up.
The actual HADBM administation password.
The file containing the HADBM administration password. The adminstration password is defined in the following form: HADBM_ADMINPASSWORD=password. Where password is the actual administrator password.
This option allows the administrator to use all hadbm commands without providing the administrator's password.
Identifies the URL to the Management Agent. The default is localhost:1862.
hadbm reducedomain host4,host5 Hosts removed, domain is now host1,host2,host3
the hostlist contains duplicate host names
the management domain does not exist
the specified hosts are not part of the domain and cannot be removed
hosts cannot be removed because they contain databases
cannot remove all hosts from the domain
the URL used to connect to management agents spans hosts which are not in the management domain