WARNING: All of 'riak at 10.1.42.11' replicas will be lost

Elias Levy fearsome.lucidity at gmail.com
Fri Apr 5 17:07:49 EDT 2013


On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 1:51 PM, Alexander Moore <moore.alex at gmail.com>wrote:

> It's referring to the vnode replicas on the node you are replacing.  Doing
> a force-replace reassigns all that nodes partitions without handing them
> off, so the replicas on that node are "lost".  However, since riak
> replicates to 'N' physical nodes, there should be other replicas of your
> data.
> It will take a repair to replicate the data to the new node though.
>

Alex,

Thanks for the reply.  But I am merely doing a force-replace to rename a
node, meaning that all that node's data is still on disk, I should expect
no data loss on the node.  Is that correct?

Elias Levy
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