Issue with clustering Riak nodes on CentOS servers.

Callixte Cauchois ccauchois at
Tue Oct 30 14:43:37 EDT 2012

Hi there,
have you checked the value of the cookie in the vm.args? they need to be
the same on all nodes in order to the nodes to speak together.

On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 11:39 AM, SWEENEY, JAMES <js5157 at> wrote:

> Hello,  I am attempting to create a 4 node riak installation on 4 separate
> CentOS servers.   Installation of Riak went well.  We have run simple tests
> like riak ping, sudo curl \-v, ect,  and
> everything seems fine with the riak servers,  they all start up with no
> errors.  We used the default ports in the app.config files.   Ie:  epmd
> listener: TCP:4369
> handoff_port listener: TCP:8099
> web_port: TCP:8098
> pb_port: TCP:8087
> We have updated all ip addresses in the config files as instructed on the
> riak site.  Also, we have verified by telnet that the ports are all open
> and that I can telnet between the riak servers.    Still after all of that,
>  when I try to do a cluster command I get the following response:
> [root at essd-riak-test-server ~]# riak-admin cluster join riak at
> Attempting to restart script through sudo -H -u riak
> Node riak at is not reachable!
> [root at essd-riak-test-server ~]#
> I have been stuck on this issue for quite a while and tried everything I
> found on the riak web site to resolve this.  Any help you could offer would
> greatly be appreciated.   Thanks in advance.
> Sincerely,
> James Sweeney
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