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How long does EC rebalancing take on StorageGRID?

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EC rebalancing depends on many factors such as GRID size and amount of nodes. Its currently not possible to give a good indication on how long this will take.

Additional Information

  • Pause EC rebalance: rebalance-data pause --job-id job-id
  • Terminate EC rebalance: rebalance-data terminate --job-id job-id
    • 11.5: rebalance-data abort --job-id job-id
    • In 11.6 and above abort was changed to terminate.  

When you terminate an EC rebalance procedure, any data fragments that have already been moved remain in the new location. Data is not moved back to the original location. Rebalance erasure-coded data after adding Storage Nodes

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