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From Robert Coli <>
Subject Re: Replacing a dead node in Cassandra 2.0.8
Date Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:33:57 GMT
On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 4:33 AM, tsi <> wrote:

> In the datastax documentation there is a description how to replace a dead
> node
> (
> ).
> Is the  replace_address option required even if the IP address of the new
> node is the same as the original one (I read a note about the auto
> bootstrapping being stored somewhere in the system tables)?

In order for the node to bootstrap into ranges the rest of the cluster
thinks it already owns, you will need to provide the ip in replace_address.
This allows it to start up in a special way that is effectively bootstrap
to the same tokens it previously had.


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