joining disconnected nodes


New Member
Jan 24, 2019
Hi all again.
So after my last post ( I establish which side of the cluster is "right", did plenty of testing, but unfortunately I can't join some nodes.
As a test I moved some vm's away from one of the nodes, and managed successfully join that one to the cluster.
Anyway, my question is: can I join node with running vms? The the vm numbers will be unique, as these were at some point part of the same cluster, so nothing changed.

At the moment the closest I can get is "waiting for quorum" and the node is waiting quite a while without doing anything.
Screenshot from 2019-01-25 21-13-42.png
So the remaining 3 are thinking are part of the same cluster. I tried remove nodes from cluster and then join:
rm -f /var/lib/pve-cluster/.pmxcfs.lockfile
pvecm add --force
waiting for quorum...

Any suggestions much appreciated


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