Removing a server from a cluster

Use the administration server when removing a server from a cluster. The administration server does not have to be part of the cluster.

About this task

To remove a server from a cluster, you must have the following access rights:

  • Author access and Delete Documents rights and the ServerModifier and ServerCreator roles in the Domino® Directory
  • Author access with Create documents rights in the Administration Requests database
Note: You cannot use the Web Administrator to remove a server from a cluster.


  1. From the Domino® Administrator, make sure the administration server or another server is current.
  2. Click the Configuration tab.
  3. In the Task pane, expand Cluster and click Clusters.
  4. In the Results pane, select the server you want to remove from the cluster.
  5. Click Remove from Cluster.
  6. Choose Yes to remove the server from the cluster immediately, or choose No to wait until the Administration Process removes the server from the cluster.