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UNINSTALL NODE - Decommission Slony-I node
UNINSTALL NODE (options);
Restores all tables to the unlocked state, with all original user trig‐
gers, constraints and rules, eventually added Slony-I specific serial
key columns dropped and the Slony-I schema dropped. The node becomes a
standalone database. The data is left untouched.
ID = ival
Node ID of the node to uninstall.
This uses “schemadocuninstallnode( )” [not available as a man page].
The difference between UNINSTALL NODE and DROP NODE is that all UNIN
STALL NODE does is to remove the Slony-I configuration; it doesn’t drop
the node’s configuration from replication.
UNINSTALL NODE ( ID = 2 );
When dropping triggers off of application tables, this will require ex‐
clusive access to each replicated table on the node being discarded.
If you are using connections that cache query plans (this is particu‐
larly common for Java application frameworks with connection pools),
the connections may cache query plans that include the pre-UNINSTALL
NODE state of things, and you will get error messages indicating miss‐
ing OIDs [“[MISSING TEXT]” [not available as a man page]].
After dropping a node, you may also need to recycle connections in your
This command was introduced in Slony-I 1.0
17 November 2008 UNINSTALL NODE(7)