Moving a node

About this task

Move a node using OpsCenter Node Administration. Enter a new token to assign to a node. This procedure is not applicable to virtual nodes.

To move a node manually, see the corresponding nodetool move command.



  1. Click cluster name > Nodes.

  2. In the List view, select the node.

  3. From the Other Actions menu, click Move.

    The Move option is also available from the Actions menu in the Node Details dialog.

    The Move Node dialog appears.

    Enter a new token to assign to the node in the Move Node dialog

  4. Enter the token in the New Token box.

    It is not necessary to escape a negative token value; doing so results in an error: Invalid token. Tokens must be numeric. If the token is out of range, an error message indicates the valid range. Enter a valid token within the given range.

    Token out of range response with valid range provided

  5. Click Move Node.

    The Move Node? dialog appears. During the move operation, the node is not available and cluster performance could be impacted.

    Confirm node move

  6. Click Move Node to confirm. The Moving node…​ message displays in the Move Node dialog.

    A message in the top banner indicates the operation is in progress. Click the Show Details link to view the progress in the Activities page General tab. The banner message indicates when the operation is complete.