nodetool move

Moves the node on the token ring to a new token.

Moves the node on the token ring to a new token.

Additional syntax is required to move a node to a negative tokens:
  • Use the preferred double hyphen (–-):
    nodetool move -- -9223372036854775808
  • Escape the hyphen with a backslash (\):
    nodetool move \-9223372036854775808

Synopsis

nodetool <options> move -- <new token>
Table 1. 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 Remote JMX agent username.
new token Number in partition range. For Murmur3Partitioner (default): -263 to +263-1.
-- Separates an option from an argument that could be mistaken for a option.

Description

This command moves a node from one token value to another. This command is generally used to shift tokens slightly.