[SOLVED] Cant Add a node to a new cluster


Well-Known Member
May 6, 2018
I have a new cluster on NODE1 and I am trying to add NODE2 but I get back and error saying:

500 500 Server closed connection without sending any data back

root@node1:~# pvecm status
Quorum information
Date:             Wed Dec 19 07:36:12 2018
Quorum provider:  corosync_votequorum
Nodes:            1
Node ID:          0x00000001
Ring ID:          1/4
Quorate:          Yes

Votequorum information
Expected votes:   1
Highest expected: 1
Total votes:      1
Quorum:           1
Flags:            Quorate

Membership information
    Nodeid      Votes Name
0x00000001          1 (local)

When running ADD on NODE2
root@node2:~# pvecm add
Please enter superuser (root) password for '':
                                                        Password for root@ ********
Establishing API connection with host ''
The authenticity of host '' can't be established.
X509 SHA256 key fingerprint is 99:3B:51:B1:91:95:E0:A3:DB:5F:E7:C5:47:02:D9:0B:88:A2:9B:86:FF:85:77:98:1D:2C:C8:56:D6:62:61:CB.
Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)? yes
500 500 Server closed connection without sending any data back

What is wrong here? NODE1 has many VMs on it, while NODE2 is totally empty, both running proxmox 5.3
I ended up trying to add the new node to the cluster via the WEBUI and it worked perfectly


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