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Subject RE: Multiple Seeds
Date Wed, 23 Feb 2011 19:39:39 GMT
So all seeds should always be set to 'auto_bootstrap: false' in their .yaml file.

-----Original Message-----
From: Edward Capriolo [] 
Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 2:36 PM
Cc: Truelove, Jeremy: IT (NYK)
Subject: Re: Multiple Seeds

On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 2:30 PM,  <> wrote:
> Yeah I set the tokens, I'm more asking if I start the first seed node with
> autobootstrap set to false the second seed should have it set to true as
> well as all the slave nodes correct? I didn't see this in the docs but I may
> have just missed it.
> From: Eric Gilmore []
> Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 2:24 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: Multiple Seeds
> The DataStax documentation offers some answers to those questions in the
> Getting Started section and the Clustering reference docs.
> Autobootstrap should be true, but with the important caveat that
> intial_token values should be specified.  Have a look at those docs, and
> please give feedback on how helpful they are/aren't.
> Regards,
> Eric Gilmore
> On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 11:15 AM, <>
> wrote:
> What's the best way to bring multiple seeds up, should only one of them have
> auto bootstrap set to true or should neither of them? Should they list
> themselves and the other seed in their seed section in the yaml config?
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If a node is defined as a seeds it will never auto bootstrap. After it
has bootstrapped and has a system table you can set its yaml file as a
seed if you wish.

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