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Delete an existing database.


[Actions]   DeleteDatabase:Name=DatabaseName,Directory=DatabaseDirectory


DeleteDatabase specifies a database to delete. InterSystems IRIS® data platform deletes that database when processing the [Actions] section during a configuration merge.

Specify the Name and the Directory of the database to delete. During the merge, InterSystems IRIS runs SYS.Database.DeleteDatabase() to delete the database specified by DeleteDatabase.

Changing This Operation

This operation is designed to be used during a configuration merge. You can change DeleteDatabase by editing the merge file in a text editor (as described in Editing the Active CPF).

For information about deleting a database from the Management Portal, see Configuring Databases.