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From David Boxenhorn <>
Subject Re: How do I change the Cluster Name in the CLI?
Date Thu, 29 Apr 2010 07:59:04 GMT
Thanks, Brandon!

When I started the Cassandra daemon it did (seem) to work, but now that I
did what you said (actually, I deleted all the contents of data/) the CLI
works too!

On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 11:41 PM, Brandon Williams <> wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 3:17 AM, David Boxenhorn <>wrote:
>> When I change the cluster name in storage-conf.xml, the CLI complains that
>> the cluster name doesn't equal "Test Cluster".
>> How do I change the cluster name that the CLI looks for?
> I don't think you mean the CLI, but the Cassandra daemon itself.
> The cluster name is tracked in the system keyspace, so you'll need to
> remove all the files in your data/system/ directory if you change the
> cluster name, otherwise Cassandra will refuse to start after the change.
> -Brandon

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