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From aaron morton <>
Subject Re: removing a node
Date Wed, 09 Mar 2011 20:21:34 GMT
dead normally means machine cannot be started.

On 10/03/2011, at 6:01 AM, Sasha Dolgy wrote:

> Hi there,
> Wanted to clarify with anyone ... re:
> You can take a node out of the cluster with nodetool decommission to a live node, or
nodetool removetoken (to any other machine) to remove a dead one. This will assign the ranges
the old node was responsible for to other nodes, and replicate the appropriate data there.
If decommission is used, the data will stream from the decommissioned node. If removetoken
is used, the data will stream from the remaining replicas.
> If the node is alive and functional, the command to be run from that node is:  nodetool
> If the node is dead, the command to be run from another node (or all other nodes) is:
 nodetool removetoken <token>
> -sd
> -- 
> Sasha Dolgy

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