Command remove-machine

Usage: juju remove-machine [options] <machine number> ...


Removes one or more machines from a model.


-B, --no-browser-login (= false)

Do not use web browser for authentication

--force (= false)

Completely remove a machine and all its dependencies

--keep-instance (= false)

Do not stop the running cloud instance

-m, --model (= "")

Model to operate in. Accepts [<controller name>:]<model name>


Machines are specified by their numbers, which may be retrieved from the output of juju status.

Machines responsible for the model cannot be removed.

Machines running units or containers can be removed using the --force option; this will also remove those units and containers without giving them an opportunity to shut down cleanly.


Remove machine number 5 which has no running units or containers:

juju remove-machine 5

Remove machine 6 and any running units or containers:

juju remove-machine 6 --force

Remove machine 7 from the Juju model but do not stop the corresponding cloud instance:

juju remove-machine 7 --keep-instance

See also:


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