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From Robert Coli <>
Subject Re: V2 Beta 1 bootstrap behaviour ?
Date Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:50:50 GMT
On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 1:16 AM, Andrew Cobley <>wrote:

>  I'm setting up a new test cluster using  2.0.0-beta1 and I noticed the
> following behaviour with vnodes turned on.  I bring up one node all well
> and good.  however if I bring up a second node, that can't contact the
> first (the first being the seed for the second) after a short period of
> time, the second goes ahead and assumes it's the only node and bootstraps
> with all tokens.  Is this correct behaviour? I'd have thought it would
> halt with a "Can't contact seed" message to avoid the  node starting in a
> possibly mis-confgured state ?

It should do this, but currently does not. Obviously if you have defined a
seed and cannot contact it, the node should not start as a cluster of one.
I have a to-do list item to file a JIRA on the subject, but if you wanted
to file and link us, that'd be super. :)


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