Deleting a Directory Server instance completely removes all the files under the instance-path directory. If the databases and logs are saved in another directory, they are not removed while deleting a Directory Server instance. .
Before you delete an instance, back up your data as described in Chapter 8, Directory Server Backup and Restore, in Sun Directory Server Enterprise Edition 7.0 Administration Guide.
(Optional) If you have used DSCC to manage the server instance, remove registration for the server.
$ dsccreg remove-server -h dscc-host -p dscc-registry-port /local/dsInst Enter DSCC administrator's password: directory-service-pwd /local/dsInst is an instance of DS Enter password of "cn=Directory Manager" for /local/dsInst: This operation will restart /local/dsInst. Do you want to continue ? (y/n) y Unregistering /local/dsInst from DSCC on hostname. Connecting to /local/dsInst Disabling DSCC access to /local/dsInst Restarting /local/dsInst
For details, see dsccreg(1M)
Delete the server instance.
$ dsadm delete /local/dsInst Server stopped /local/dsInst deleted
After you have removed all the server instances on the system, go to Removing Software.