How to Sync Cluster Configuration and Verify Failover Setup in Nodes – Part 4

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52 Responses

  1. Nike Leung says:

    Following the step 3 and ran “ccs -h –sync –activate” but showing the error with “unable to connect to, make sure the ricci server is started”.

    Then, I ran “service ricci status” for all three servers that showing “ricci (pid 1863) is running“….no idea what to do next. Please advice.

  2. shin says:

    HI Thank you for your sharing about cluster.

    I just got error that when I type

    # ccs -h --sync --activate

    then make sure the ricci server is started

    please help I am just newbie

  3. Vaibhav says:


    I have completed configuration till part 3.

    Non cluster:

    2 nodes:,

    While firing this command.

    # ccs -h --sync --activate

    It gives error: Unable to connect to, make sure the ricci server is started.

    However, ricci is running on all 3 servers.

    Please help me out asap.

  4. Rehab says:

    Using 3 virtual machines setup as mentioned and following the entire configuration, everything went smooth and my nodes also got successfully synced except when i tried

    # ccs -h --checkconf

    and it returned

    Node: does not match
    Node: does not match


    Cluster Node :
    Node 1:
    Node 2:
  5. mugundan says:

    If remove the tag in cluster.conf file I can able to start cluster and the nodes are online but the shared drive is not showing in both of the nodes.

    If I add a tag to the cluster.conf file I am getting the error message as “Validation Failure, unable to modify configuration file (use -i to ignore this error)

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