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From Edward Capriolo <>
Subject Re: Adding nodes in new data center
Date Mon, 01 Nov 2010 22:08:20 GMT
On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 6:01 PM, Henry Luo <> wrote:
> We have a cluster running in one data center, and are adding some in a new
> data center. There are some data already in the current cluster.
> We did something wrong at first by not having AutoBootstrap on, when we saw
> no data being migrated. So we wiped out the data on the new nodes, and then
> start them up with AutoBootstrap on. We still did not see data migrated.
> I’m thinking that we need to do a nodetool decommission the new nodes, and
> start them with AutoBootstrap on. Does that make sense?
> Thanks.
> Henry
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Correct. Once you have started a node with auto-bootstrap=false,
changing the configuration file no longer works. The nodes are
bootstrapped and joined to the cluster.

Yes. you want to decommission or removetoken the new nodes. Set
auto-bootstrap to true, set an initialtoken and start them.

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