Apache Cassandra™ 1.2

Purging gossip state on a node

Correcting a problem in the gossip state.

You may want to clear gossip history on node restart in certain cases, such as when node IP addresses have changed.

Procedure

  1. Edit the cassandra-env.sh file:
    • Packaged installs: /usr/share/cassandra
    • Tarball installs: install_location/conf
  2. Add the following line to the cassandra-env.sh file:
    -Dcassandra.load_ring_state=false

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