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From aaron morton <aa...@thelastpickle.com>
Subject Re: Replacing dead node in 1.2 with vnodes
Date Thu, 21 Mar 2013 17:09:15 GMT
> Should we not use "removenode" command instead of "removenode force".
Yes. 
I've passed the comment on the DS docs team. 

Thanks

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Aaron Morton
Freelance Cassandra Consultant
New Zealand

@aaronmorton
http://www.thelastpickle.com

On 21/03/2013, at 7:25 AM, sankalp kohli <kohlisankalp@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>     I was reading documentation for replacing a dead node with vnodes (http://www.datastax.com/docs/1.2/operations/add_replace_nodes#replace-node)
> 
> Should we not use "removenode" command instead of "removenode force".
> 
> This is because force will not attempt to do replication which is required because of
dead node. 
> 
> This is the documentation for force removal of node in code.
> 
> /**
>      * Force a remove operation to complete. This may be necessary if a remove operation
>      * blocks forever due to node/stream failure. removeToken() must be called
>      * first, this is a last resort measure.  No further attempt will be made to restore
replicas.
>      */
> 
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> Sankalp


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