5.2. Removing Servers from the Trusted Storage Pool

Run gluster peer detach server to remove a server from the storage pool.

Removing One Server from the Trusted Storage Pool

Remove one server from the Trusted Storage Pool, and check the peer status of the storage pool.

Prerequisites

  • The glusterd service must be running on the server targeted for removal from the storage pool. See Chapter 4, The glusterd Service for service start and stop commands.
  • The host names of the target servers must be resolvable by DNS.
  1. Run gluster peer detach [server] to remove the server from the trusted storage pool.
    # gluster peer detach server4
    Detach successful
  2. Verify the peer status from all servers using the following command:
    # gluster peer status
    Number of Peers: 2
    
    Hostname: server2
    Uuid: 5e987bda-16dd-43c2-835b-08b7d55e94e5
    State: Peer in Cluster (Connected)
    
    Hostname: server3
    Uuid: 1e0ca3aa-9ef7-4f66-8f15-cbc348f29ff7