Removing a high availability replica

You can stop replication to a GitHub Enterprise Server replica temporarily, or permanently remove replication.

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Stopping replication temporarily

  1. If necessary, stop a geo-replication replica from serving user traffic by removing the Geo DNS entries for the replica.
  2. On the replica where you wish to temporarily stop replication, run ghe-repl-stop.
    $ ghe-repl-stop
  3. To start replication again, run ghe-repl-start.
    $ ghe-repl-start

Removing replication permanently

  1. If necessary, stop a geo-replication replica from serving user traffic by removing the Geo DNS entries for the replica.
  2. On the replica you wish to remove replication from, run ghe-repl-stop.
    $ ghe-repl-stop
  3. On the replica, to tear down the replication state, run ghe-repl-teardown.
    $ ghe-repl-teardown

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