[Openstack] [Swift] IP address of Swift nodes : need help
me at not.mn
Mon Aug 18 18:53:53 UTC 2014
If the IP for a storage node changes, you'll need to update the rings where that server's drives are. You can update the IP with the `swift-ring-builder set_info ...` command and then use "write_ring" to serialize it. Doing this will not cause any data movement in the cluster. Removing the server and re-adding it to the ring will cause data movement.
So, no, it's not strictly necessary to use static IPs. You'll be saving yourself some management overhead if you do, though.
On Aug 18, 2014, at 11:42 AM, Jyoti Ranjan <jranjan at gmail.com> wrote:
> We are deploying Swift clusters where we do have IP addresses assigned to Swift nodes via DHCP. Curious to know, what will happen if IP address of a give node change that node is made part of Swift cluster. For e.g. let us assume that Swift object node got IP 192.168.10.2 and later it changes to 192.168.10.9 because of DHCP. Will running Swift cluster get affected?
> In other words, is it necessary to use static IP for Swift nodes?
> Jyoti Ranjan
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