Use the removeNodeAlias command to delete alias information from the sphere database.

See Resolving Discovery Issues, for a discussion of the use of this command in resolving discovery issues.

Command Syntax

btmcli removeNodeAlias -n nodeName -alias aliasName
                       -s sphereUrl -l username:password
Name Long Name Description
-n -name The canonical name of the network node. Typically a fully-qualified domain name. For example,
-alias -alias An alias for the network node. This can be a domain name or a static IP address.
-s -sphereUrl The URL of the sphere.


This flag is not required if you have set the AP_SPHERE_URL environment variable for your sphere.

-l -userLogin The username and password associated with the sphere, in the format: username:password. This set of credentials must belong to a user in the btmadmin role.

See Security Options in Accessing CLI Commands for information on furnishing login credentials.

You can encrypt passwords using the encryptPassword command.


The following example shows the removeNodeAlias command.

btmcli removeNodeAlias -n -alias Athena
                       -s http://localhost:8080/btmcentral/sphere/
                       -l admin:abracadabra