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StorageGRID node appears in GRID Expansion after hardware maintenance

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Applies to

  • StorageGRID
  • Container-based StorageGRID node


  • A container-based StorageGrid node connection state is Unknown (blue in Nodes page on Grid Manager) after bare-metal server hardware maintenance (e.g. RAID card replacement)


  • The node is running per storagegrid node status on the bare-metal host:
# storagegrid node status
Name                             Config-State    Run-State
dc1-sn1                           Configured      Running
  • The node is pending approval to join the grid, per log file /var/log/storagegrid/nodes/<node-name>.log on the bare-metal host:
[YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss.ssssss] INFO -- [INSG] Connectivity to https://<admin_node_ip> verified
[YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss.ssssss] INFO -- [INSG] Approve this node on the Admin Node GMI to proceed...
  • The node appears in Grid Expansion page (Maintenance > Expansion) on Grid Manager

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