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Delete an existing database.


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


DeleteDatabase specifies a database to delete. InterSystems IRIS® 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()Opens in a new tab 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.

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