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Delete a Worker Node

Use this procedure to delete a worker node.

We provide this example procedure purely for informational purposes. See Red Hat OpenShift documentation ( for the official procedure.

  1. Cordon the node you want to delete. In this example, we're deleting ocp6.
  2. Drain the node.
  3. Ensure thre are no current jobs/cronjobs scheduled for this node.
  4. Power off the node.
  5. Delete the node.
  6. Verify the node is no longer present.