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Storage Node down more than 15 days and unable to rebuild Cassandra

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Applies to

  • NetApp StorageGRID 11.6
  • SG5712


  • Storage node is offline more than 15 days
  • Cassandra service is in an 'Error' state
  • check-cassandra-rebuild script is unsuccessful with the following errors:

Warning: Unable to determine what address to replace. Using eth0 10.X.XX.XX instead. 
warning: Command "etc/init.d/cassandra start" failed with result "starting cassandra … failed to start: entering error state." exit code 1". Failed to start cassandra service

  • StorageGRID /var/local/log/servermanager.log shows:

cassandra not started because it has been offline for longer than its 15 day grace period - rebuild cassandra
Unable to determine what address to replace. Using eth0 10.X.XX.XX instead. 

  • StorageGRID /var/local/log/system.log shows:

Exception encountered during startup

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