Use the delete-instance command to delete the instance that you specify. The delete-instance command can be run both locally and remotely. The user authenticates using the password identified for the administration server. Additionally, the instance must already exist within the domain served by the administration server. Use this command with discretion since it is destructive and there is no undo.
The authorized domain application server administrative username.
The ––password option is deprecated. Use ––passwordfile instead.
This option replaces the –– password option. Using the ––password option on the command line or through the environment is deprecated. The ––passwordfile option specifies the name of a file containing the password entries in a specified format. The entry for the password must have the AS_ADMIN_ prefix followed by the password name in capital letters. For example, to specify the domain application server password, use an entry with the following format: AS_ADMIN_PASSWORD=password, where password is the actual administrator password. Other passwords that can be specified include AS_ADMIN_MAPPEDPASSWORD, AS_ADMIN_USERPASSWORD, AS_ADMIN_SAVEDMASTERPASSWORD, AS_ADMIN_MQPASSWORD, AS_ADMIN_ALIASPASSWORD, and so on.
The machine name where the domain application server is running. The default value is localhost.
The port number of the domain application server listening for administration requests. The default port number for Platform Edition is 4848. The default port number for Enterprise Edition is 4849.
If set to true, uses SSL/TLS to communicate with the domain application server.
Indicates that any output data must be very concise, typically avoiding human-friendly sentences and favoring well-formatted data for consumption by a script. Default is false.
Setting to true will echo the command line statement on the standard output. Default is false.
If set to true (default), only the required password options are prompted.
Displays the help text for the command.
asadmin> delete-instance --user admin1 --passwordfile passwords.txt instance1 Command delete-instance executed successfully
Where: instance1 is deleted on the local machine.
asadmin> delete-instance --user admin --passwordfile passwords.txt --host pigeon --port 4849 instance2 Deleted Instance server1 successfully
Where: instance2 is deleted on the remote machine.