Cluster setup - no guest VMs allowed ?


Feb 13, 2019
Vermont, USA
If I want to join a host to a cluster, does that mean it has to have NO VMs, or simply that the IDs all must not match any in the other node ?

I have 2 hosts each with running VMs ...

When I try to join the second host to the new cluster, I get the error:

this host already contains virtual guests
Check if node may join a cluster failed!

IIRC, the host you're trying to join to the cluster cannot have any VMs. I've read that people backup and restore their VMs once the server has joined the cluster.


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