15.16 Could Not Delete This Resource Data_Server (Error 499)

When you try to delete a cluster resource, you get a message “Could Not Delete This Resource Data_Server (Error 499). The error means that the object does not exist in eDirectory. This error can occur if you try to delete an orphaned cluster resource. An orphaned cluster resource does not have a pool or volume associated with it, does not have an IP address, and the scripts are empty.

To delete an orphaned cluster resource:

  1. On the master node of the cluster, open a terminal console prompt as the root user, then enter the following commands:

    opt/novell/ncs/bin/ncs-configd.py -init
    echo -n "exec rm -f /var/opt/novell/ncs/data_server.*" > /proc/ncs/cluster