ok I will go with the IP change strategy and keep you posted. Not going to manually copy any data, just bring up the node and let it bootstrap.
> (Yes, this should definitely be easier. Maybe the most generallyI knew I had read discussions before:
> useful fix would be for Cassandra to support a node joining the wring
> in "write-only" mode. This would be useful in other cases, such as
> when you're trying to temporarily off-load a node by dissabling
/ Peter Schuller (@scode on twitter)