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AsynchronousCloseException when a Cassandra node joins cluster



AsynchronousCloseException when the node that should be used for Data Decision Store (Cassandra) attempts to not join the cluster.

Error Messages

java.nio.channels.AsynchronousCloseException: null
at java.nio.channels.spi.AbstractInterruptibleChannel.end( ~[na:1.8.0]
at ~[na:1.8.0]
at ~[apache-cassandra-2.1.14.jar:2.1.14]
at org.apache.cassandra.streaming.ConnectionHandler$MessageHandler.sendInitMessage( ~[apache-cassandra-2.1.14.jar:2.1.14]
at org.apache.cassandra.streaming.ConnectionHandler.initiate( ~[apache-cassandra-2.1.14.jar:2.1.14]

Steps to Reproduce

Attempt to add a node to the cluster.

Root Cause

A defect or configuration issue in the operating environment. The JVM used for Cassandra is an IBM JVM, which has issues with Cassandra.


  1. Apply HFix-44049
  2. Reference an Oracle or OpenJDK JVM instead of the IBM one


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Published July 24, 2018 - Updated October 8, 2020

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