Deactivating and/or decommissioning a Gateway node from a Gateway cluster

Document ID : KB000057595
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Deactivating a Gateway node
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This procedure will deactivate the node until the Gateway is restarted, at which point the node is automatically reactivated. For a more permanent deactivation, see ?To disable a Gateway node? below.?
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  1. Log into the Layer 7 Gateway appliance as the ssgconfig?user.
  2. Select option 2 (?Display Layer 7 Gateway configuration menu?).?
  3. Select option 7 (?Manage Layer 7 Gateway status?). The status is displayed after a few seconds. Press [Enter] to continue.?
  4. Select option 1 (?Stop the Layer 7 Gateway?).?
  5. Exit all the menus and leave the Gateway main menu using option X (?Exit (no reboot)?).?

Disabling a Gateway node

This procedure will disable a node until you manually re-enable it by running this procedure again and entering Yes in step 5.?
  1. Log into the Layer 7 Gateway appliance as the?ssgconfig?user.
  2. Select option 2 (?Display Layer 7 Gateway configuration menu?).
  3. Select option 3 (?Configure the Layer 7 Gateway?). The configuration details are displayed after a few seconds.
  4. Select option 4 (?Node Configuration?).
  5. Enter No to disable the node.
  6. Select option S (?Save and exit?), then press [Enter] to acknowledge the change.
  7. Exit all the menus and leave the Gateway main menu using option X (?Exit (no reboot)?).?

Removing a Gateway node from the cluster via the Policy Manager.

Once a node has been deactivated or disabled, you can remove it from the cluster using the Layer 7 Policy Manager.?
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  1. Log into the Layer 7 Policy Manager as an administrative user.
  2. Open the Dashboard in the Policy Manager
  3. Select the [Cluster Status] tab.?
  4. In the Gateway Status list, right-click on the inactive node and then select Delete Node.