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Nodes form different cluster instead of joining existing cluster



On restarting the nodes, the nodes form a different cluster instead of joining the existing cluster.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

Restart the nodes.

Root Cause

The current value for a node to be considered as 'Inactive' was hardcoded to 5 minutes.

The below prconfig property was provided to set the Threshold time for a node that is to be considered as Inactive.

Prconfig property: cluster/discovery/node/maxinactive/minutes


  1. Apply HFix-54977.
  2. Add the following property as a prconfig or Dynamic System Setting (DSS),

  3. Restart the node.

Published August 15, 2019 - Updated October 8, 2020

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