Decommissioning procedure for grid nodes

You might need to permanently remove a grid node from the StorageGRID Webscale system. This is achieved through decommissioning.

Decommissioning is supported for the following grid node types:

You cannot decommission all grid nodes at a site and you cannot decommission a site.

Use the decommissioning procedure when: When decommissioning grid nodes, restrictions are enforced automatically by the StorageGRID Webscale system.
Attention: The grid node must be available and online to perform decommissioning. Do not remove grid node's virtual machine or other resources until instructed to do so in this procedure.