Tearing down an environment

You may only have one environment of each type per package at any given time. Therefore, if an environment of the same type already exists, you have to tear it down before you can create a new one.

Tear down the environment

  1. In the Package overview page, click Manage environments in the Environments section.

  2. Click Tear down an environment.


  3. Choose what kind of environment you want to tear down: Live, UAT or Integration.


  4. Confirm the consequences of the teardown and click Tear down <environment name>.

    While the Tear down action does not create a backup, the system automatically creates backups in the Live environment and a backup should therefore already exist. To be on the safe side, you may want to create a backup manually anyway before tearing down a Live environment.

    When you tear down the UAT and Integration environments, you lose your content and configuration. There is no way to recover it. However, you can recover Magnolia and your custom light modules at any time. See How and where data is kept safe for more.

    Your GA public IPs are lost when tearing down a Live environment. You may need to point your root domain to the new GA public IPs when setting up a new environment.

    Current domain associations will also be lost.

  5. Click OK. As all actions in the Magnolia cockpit are asynchronous, you can click on OK before the action is complete. The action runs in the background and a notification will display once it is complete. The action also appears in the activity log.


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