Decommissioning Endpoints

Endpoint decommission is a process of permanent endpoint instance shut down. It can happen for various reasons, such as:

  • Dividing endpoint responsibility among other endpoints
  • Scaling down endpoint instances
  • Other (like removing certain functionality from the system)

When decommissioning endpoints, several aspects should be considered:

  1. Routing should be adjusted to make sure that no new messages will be delivered to that endpoint.
  2. All messages should be processed from the endpoint's queue.
  3. Timeouts should be rerouted to other endpoint instances.
  4. If any errors are discovered in the ServicePulse/ServiceControl tools, redirect functionality can be used to reroute messages to another endpoint instance.


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