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Disassociates a node from a Chef server, and removes the node from the Chef server's managed nodes. After a node is disassociated, the node key pair is no longer valid for accessing the Chef API. For more information about how to associate a node, see associate-node .

A node can can only be disassociated from a server that is in a HEALTHY state. Otherwise, an InvalidStateException is thrown. A ResourceNotFoundException is thrown when the server does not exist. A ValidationException is raised when parameters of the request are not valid.

See also: AWS API Documentation


--server-name <value>
--node-name <value>
[--engine-attributes <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--server-name (string)

The name of the server from which to disassociate the node.

--node-name (string)

The name of the Chef client node.

--engine-attributes (list)

Engine attributes used for disassociating the node.

Attributes accepted in a disassociate-node request:
  • CHEF_ORGANIZATION : The Chef organization with which the node was associated. By default only one organization named default can exist.

Shorthand Syntax:

Name=string,Value=string ...

JSON Syntax:

    "Name": "string",
    "Value": "string"

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.


To disassociate nodes

The following disassociate-node command disassociates a node named i-44de882p, removing the node from management by a Chef Automate server named automate-06. Valid node names are EC2 instance IDs.:

aws opsworks-cm disassociate-node --server-name "automate-06" --node-name "i-43de882p" --engine-attributes "Name=CHEF_ORGANIZATION,Value='default'"

The output returned by the command resembles the following. Output:

 "NodeAssociationStatusToken": "AHUY8wFe4pdXtZC5DiJa5SOLp5o14DH//rHRqHDWXxwVoNBxcEy4V7R0NOFymh7E/1HumOBPsemPQFE6dcGaiFk"

More Information

For more information, see Delete an AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate Server in the AWS OpsWorks User Guide.


NodeAssociationStatusToken -> (string)

Contains a token which can be passed to the describe-node-association-status API call to get the status of the disassociation request.