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 parremove(1M)						       parremove(1M)




 NAME
      parremove - remove an existing partition

 SYNOPSIS
      parremove -p PartitionNumber [-F] [-k s_lock:p_lock]
	   [ -u username -h IPaddress|hostname
	   | -g -h IPaddress|hostname]

 DESCRIPTION
      The parremove command removes an existing partition.  This will
      unassign all cells from the partition and destroy the partition
      definition.  PartitionNumber, the target partition, must be inactive
      except when the -F option is used.  Even then, one of the following
      additional conditions must be satisfied:

      +	 The target partition must be the local partition, the partition
	 executing the parremove command.  If the -u and -h options are
	 specified, the partition they access is considered to be the local
	 partition.

      +	 The -g option must be used to access the complex in which the
	 target partition is configured.

      By default, the target partition is assumed to be configured in the
      same complex as the local partition.  The -u and -g options allow the
      parremove command to remove a partition on the specified target (local
      or remote) complex.

      Root permission is required to run this command on the local
      partition.  If the -u or -g option is used to access a remote
      partition or complex, root permission is not required on the local
      system, and the local system need not exist on an nPartition.  If the
      -u option is specified, username on the remote host must have root
      permission or the command will fail.

      By the nature of its operation, the parremove command modifies the
      configuration of its target complex.  Operation is affected by the
      state of the target complex's nPartition Configuration Privilege.	 If
      the nPartition Configuration Privilege is unrestricted (the default),
      or the complex is accessed using the -g option, all operations are
      allowed.	Otherwise the command fails.  The -g option is unaffected by
      the state of the nPartition Configuration Privilege.  Note:  The state
      of the nPartition Configuration Privilege can only be changed at the
      service processor's Command menu.	 This should be kept in mind when
      reading the Options and Arguments section.

      Please refer to the HP System Partitions Guide for a description of
      the partition management terms used in this man page.

    Remote Management Options
      The -u and -g options will be available only if NParProvider and



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      NPartition products are installed. The cplxmodify command exist only
      if NPartition product is installed.

    Options and Arguments
      parremove recognizes the following command line options and arguments:

      -p PartitionNumber
		     Specifies the partition to be removed.  PartitionNumber
		     specifies the unique partition number (integer)
		     assigned to the partition when it was created.  If
		     neither the -u nor -g option is specified, the target
		     partition is in the local complex.	 Otherwise it is in
		     the complex determined by either of those options.

		     In either case, the target partition must be inactive
		     unless the -F option has been specified and one of the
		     following conditions is also satisfied:
		     +	The target partition must be the local partition,
			the partition executing the parremove command.	If
			the -u and -h options are specified, the partition
			they access is considered to be the local partition.
		     +	The -g option must be used to access the complex in
			which the target partition is configured.

      -u username    Specifies the required authorization to access a
		     partition other than the local system (but can also be
		     used as a loopback access to the local partition).	 The
		     complex to be modified is the one in which this target
		     partition resides.

		     The -h option is required if this option is used.

		     username specifies a configured user name on the target
		     partition. If -u username is specified, the command
		     will prompt for the password associated with the
		     username.

		     Note:  This command is a Web-Based Enterprise
		     Management (WBEM) Client Application.  The -u option
		     accesses the target partition using a Secure Sockets
		     Layer (SSL) connection.  If errors are reported, check
		     that the conditions described in the DEPENDENCIES
		     section are satisfied.

		     Note:   If the commands are used in a script, the user
		     password must be passed in a secured way. For example,

		     1. Save the user password in a variable and pass it to
			the command as,





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			echo $passwd | parstatus -X -u username -h
			hostname/IP

		     2. Save the user password in a file and pass the file
			as input to the command like,

			parstatus -X -u username -h hostname/IP <&lt&lt&lt;
			passwd_file

			Note, for security reason, protect the file that has
			the user password by removing read permissions for
			non-privileged users.

      -h IPaddress|hostname
		     This option should only be used in combination with
		     either the -u or -g option.  IPaddress|hostname
		     specifies the IP address or hostname of the target
		     partition (-u) or complex (-g).

      -g	     Allows access to the complex specified by the -h
		     option.  The accessed complex is then considered the
		     target complex.  Access is via the service processor's
		     LAN port.

		     The -h option is required if this option is used.

		     If -g is specified, the IPMI password of the service
		     processor should be passed when prompted.

		     If an error is reported when you attempt to connect
		     using this option, check to see that IPMI LAN access
		     has not been disabled on the remote service processor.
		     Access to the complex via IPMI over LAN can be enabled
		     or disabled by logging on to the service processor and
		     using the SA command from the Command Menu.

		     The -u and -g options are mutually exclusive.

		     Note:   If the commands are used in a script, the IPMI
		     password must be passed in a secured way. For example,

		     1. Save the user password in a variable and pass it to
			the command as,

			echo $passwd | parstatus -X -g -h hostname/IP

		     2. Save the  user	password in a file and pass the file
			as input to the command like,

			parstatus -X -g -h hostname/IP <&lt&lt&lt; passwd_file




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			Note, for security reason, protect the file that has
			the IPMI password by removing read permissions for
			non-privileged users.

      -F	     Forcibly remove the partition.  This option is required
		     if you are removing your own local partition, which is
		     active by definition, or if you are using the -g option
		     to remove an active partition in the target complex.
		     It is ignored otherwise.

		     If you are removing an active partition, the partition
		     is marked for removal.  This action is irreversible.
		     However, the partition is not actually removed until it
		     is shutdown using the -R[-H] option of the shutdown(1M)
		     command.

      -k s_lock:p_lock
		     Note: The -k option is intended for use by system
		     management tools which invoke the parremove command
		     programmatically.	Command line users should avoid this
		     option.

		     The -k option specifies the lock keys provided by
		     Partition Manager (parmgr) for Complex Configuration
		     Data and Partition Configuration Data.

		     Lock keys should always be specified in pairs.  If
		     either lock key is not available, enter -1 as a
		     placeholder.  For example, if the s_lock key is
		     available but the p_lock key is not, then the option
		     should be specified as -k s_lock:-1.

 RETURN VALUE
      The parremove command exits with one of the following values:

      0	   Successful completion.

      1	   Error condition occurred.

 EXAMPLES
      Remove the inactive partition whose PartitionNumber is 2:

	   parremove -p 2

      Remove an inactive partition in the same complex as the remote host
      Penzance.	 The command prompts for the root password:

	   parremove -p 0 -u root: -h Penzance

 DEPENDENCIES
      This command uses the Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM) product



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      and certain of its configuration settings.  If you encounter
      connection errors when using the -u option, check that the following
      two conditions are satisfied:

      +	 Use the cimconfig(1M) command to verify (and correct if necessary)
	 the setting of the following two variables:

	 +  enableRemotePrivilegedUserAccess=true

	 +  enableHttpsConnection=true

      +	 You must have appended the target partition's digital certificate
	 to the local partition's Trust Store file.  For the nPartition
	 commands, the Trust Store file is /opt/nparcmds/nparcmds.pem.

      Refer to the WBEM documents specified in the SEE ALSO section below
      for further information.

 AUTHOR
      parremove was developed by the Hewlett-Packard Company.

 FILES
      /usr/sbin/	     The partition commands under this directory do
			     not provide remote management feature.

      /usr/lib/npar/	     The partition commands under this directory
			     provide remote management feature. These
			     commands use the nPartition Provider product.

      /opt/nparprovider/lib/installed
			     The presence of this file indicates that
			     nPartition Provider is installed.

 SEE ALSO
      cplxmodify(1M), fruled(1), frupower(1M), parcreate(1M), parmgr(1M),
      parmodify(1M), parstatus(1), parunlock(1M), partition(5),

      HP System Partitions Guide on docs.hp.com,

      HP WBEM Services for HP-UX System Administrator's Guide on
      docs.hp.com,

      HP WBEM Services for HP-UX 11i v2.0 on Integrity Servers Version
      A.01.05 Release Notes on docs.hp.com.










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