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Removing a Node from a Cluster Deployed Using Cluster Link Aggregation

Feb 13, 2015

To remove a node from a cluster that uses cluster link aggregation as the traffic distribution mechanism, you must make sure that the node is made passive so that it does not receive any traffic and then, on the upstream switch, remove the corresponding interface from the channel.

For detailed information on cluster link aggregation, see Using Cluster Link Aggregation.

To remove a node from a cluster that uses cluster link aggregation as the traffic distribution mechanism

  1. Log on to the cluster IP address.
  2. Set the state of the cluster node that you want to remove to PASSIVE.

    set cluster node <nodeId> -state PASSIVE

  3. On the upstream switch, remove the corresponding interface from the channel by using switch-specific commands.
    Note: You do not have to manually remove the nodes interface on the cluster link aggregation channel. It is automatically removed when the node is deleted in the next step.
  4. Remove the node from the cluster.

    rm cluster node <nodeId>