nodetool join

Causes the node to join the ring.

Causes the node to join the ring.

Synopsis

$ nodetool <options> join
Options
Short Long Description
-h --host Hostname or IP address
-p --port Port number
-pwf --password-file Password file path
-pw --password Password
-u --username User name
-- Separates an option from an argument that could be mistaken for a option.

Description

Causes the node to join the ring, assuming the node was initially not started in the ring using the -Djoin_ring=false cassandra utility option. The joining node should be properly configured with the desired options for seed list, initial token, and auto-bootstrapping.