UNINSTALL NODE - Decommission Slony-I node
UNINSTALL NODE (options);
Restores all tables to the unlocked state, with all original user
triggers, 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
UNINSTALL 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
exclusive access to each replicated table on the node being discarded.
If you are using connections that cache query plans (this is
particularly 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 missing OIDs [“[MISSING TEXT]” [not available as a man
After dropping a node, you may also need to recycle connections in your
This command was introduced in Slony-I 1.0
12 May 2010 SLONIK UNINSTALL NODE(7)