Joining the cluster using the CLI

Content Software for File CLI Reference

Version
4.2.x
Audience
anonymous
Part Number
MK-HCSF001-03

Command

weka cluster host add

Once the client host is in the stem mode (this is the mode defined immediately after running the install.sh command), use the following command line on the client host to add it to the cluster:

weka -H <backend-hostname> cluster host add <client-hostname>

Parameters

Name Type Value Limitations Mandatory Default
backend-hostname String IP/hostname of one of the existing backend instances in the cluster Valid hostname (FQDN or IP) Yes  
client-hostname String IP/hostname of the client currently being added Valid hostname (FQDN or IP) Yes  
Note: On completion of this stage, the host-ID of the newly added host will be received. Make a note of it for the next steps.