[Gluster-users] Machine becomes its own peer

Joe Julian joe at julianfamily.org
Sun Feb 19 15:37:00 UTC 2017

Yes, when you reintroduce a machine with the same hostname, you need to insure the uuid in /var/lib/glusterd/glusterd.info is the same as before. Your mounted brick does not hold this information.

As you have seen, you can get the uuid for a lost glusterd.info from another peer's peer files.

On February 19, 2017 7:18:05 AM PST, Scott Hazelhurst <Scott.Hazelhurst at wits.ac.za> wrote:
>Dear Atin, Joe
>Many thanks for your responses. 
>Atin correctly diagnosed the problem — the /var/lib/glusterd/peers
>directories on all the nodes had a duplicate entry for one of the
>nodes. Fixing was just a matter of stopping all the gluster daemons,
>deleting the incorrect entry for the node, and restarting. All is now
>The problem occurred when I had reintroduced a brick : the machine had
>died, and when I brought up a new machine with the same name & IP
>address with the old (but good disk) in it, I  must have introduced
>some inconsistency on one of the machines which then propagated to the
>Again, many thanks for the prompt response — it was very helpful in
>resolving the issue easily.
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