[ovs-discuss] [OVN][RAFT]Why left server cannot be added back to

Numan Siddique numans at ovn.org
Tue Nov 5 12:15:11 UTC 2019

On Tue, Nov 5, 2019 at 5:40 PM taoyunupt <taoyunupt at 126.com> wrote:
> Hi,Numan,
>                 When I  run OVN/RAFT cluster, I found a server(which initiative to leave or be kicked off ) ,cannot be added back to origin cluster. I found the code as following, can you tell me the reason , many thanks!
>     case RAFT_REC_NOTE:
>         if (!strcmp(r->note, "left")) {
>             return ovsdb_error(NULL, "record %llu indicates server has left "
>                                "the cluster; it cannot be added back (use "
>                                "\"ovsdb-tool join-cluster\" to add a new "
>                                "server)", rec_idx);
> Thanks,
> Yun

Hi Yun,

Probably Ben or Han can answer this question.
Did you look into the documentation about raft in ovs man pages. Maybe
you can find the reason for this .


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