Issue with clustering Riak nodes on CentOS servers.

Tin Le tin at
Tue Oct 30 17:20:41 EDT 2012

> 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

Did you change your http address from to   On that
machine,, does curl -v work?

> 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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