You can use the upgrade process to
replace a faulty node in a multi-node deployment.
Before you begin
- Ensure the cluster with the faulty node is running EFA 2.4.4 or later.
- Ensure you have completed the high-availability prerequisites in EFA Requirements.
- Ensure that EFA is not deployed on the
- Ensure that the faulty node is shutdown.
About this task
During this process, the faulty node is decommissioned, the replacement node is
provisioned, and the active node is reconfigured to form the cluster.
Perform this procedure on the active node where EFA is installed.
Navigate to the directory where
the EFA file (*.tar.gz) is untarred.
Run the deployment script.
device# source deployment.sh
The EFA Installer begins in a series of dialogs.
When prompted, select Multi Node Build Upgrade with
Node Replacement and OK.
Use arrow keys
to move between options and the space bar to select an option.
When prompted, enter the IP
address or host name of the replacement peer node.
The node replacement
proceeds. Messages indicate the progress and when the replacement is
Verify the status of EFA after the node