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I've installed ubuntu maas server, and a couple of nodes. Everything went right, just for one node, now with status "Allocated to...". Question is, how do i delete this node. I've tried following :

cobbler system remove --name=xxx

The node seems to be removed (cobbler system list) but is still visible in /MAAS webui, even after several reboots.

Any hint ?

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maas has its own database, api, and management tools, directly removing things from cobbler is not supported.

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thanks for your answer. Any link to the maas api documentation ? –  Manu Eidenberger May 25 '12 at 9:13
sudo maas shell
> from maasserver.models import Node
> node = Node.objects.get(hostname='myhostname')
> node.delete()
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If this problem appeared after juju bootstrap, you can use

juju destroy-environment

maas flush will rebuild maas enviroment, that's not a good idea.

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Try to use after that cobbler command... maas flush. It will reset your maasdb.

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I faced the same problem. I deployed a testing system and just use

sudo maas flush

but this will remove all tables from your system and start from scratch. will be also useful the

cobbler system remove --name

with the old nodes

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