Check if node may join a cluster failed

Mar 12, 2020
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Code:
node 1 main:
/etc/pve/nodes/AAEX-HINET/qemu-server# ls
123.conf  124.conf  125.conf  126.conf

node 2 join cluster:
/etc/pve/nodes/aaex-hk/qemu-server# ls
100.conf  101.conf  102.conf  103.conf  104.conf  105.conf  107.conf  108.conf  109.conf  110.conf  111.conf  112.conf

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detected the following error(s):
* this host already contains virtual guests
TASK ERROR: Check if node may join a cluster failed!
 

oguz

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as a precaution it's not allowed to join a cluster when you already have VMs on a node (pve-cluster related issues).

just make a backup of the VMs on one node. transfer the backups somewhere, then clean the node and you'll be able to join.

edit: "clean the node" meaning remove the VMs
 
Mar 12, 2020
19
1
3
19
as a precaution it's not allowed to join a cluster when you already have VMs on a node (pve-cluster related issues).

just make a backup of the VMs on one node. transfer the backups somewhere, then clean the node and you'll be able to join.

edit: "clean the node" meaning remove the VMs
ok..i need remove vm,then join
 

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