Configuration Changes Requiring Re-installation

Some configuration changes require a system or host re-installation.

Table 1. Configuration Changes Requiring Reinstallation

Change

Reinstall

Comments

Product type change

System

To change between Standard and All-in-one, you must perform a system reinstallation.

PXE boot network addition or removal

System

Management network subnet or range changes

System

Cluster-host subnet or range changes

System

Legacy BIOS to UEFI change

System

Security profile change

System

Controller filesystem size decrease

System

To decrease the controller filesystem size, you must perform a system reinstallation.

Root disk replacement

Host (re-add)

To install StarlingX OpenStack OpenStack software on a new disk, the host must be deleted and re-added (not merely reinstalled).

Management NIC MAC address change

Host (re-add)

Note

To register the new MAC address for Host Inventory management, the host must be deleted and re-added (not merely reinstalled).

Replacement of storage disk on SAS controller

Host (re-add)

Due to a limitation in udev, the device path of a disk connected through a SAS controller changes when the disk is replaced. You must lock, delete, and re-install the node. Once this is done, it is advisable to replace any storage profiles associated with the host, since the old storage profile is no longer accurate.

Aborted upgrade after controller-1 and controller-0 upgraded

System

Subcloud delete and re-add

System

The subcloud system must be reinstalled.

Configuration commands run from SSH

System

An error occurs if any of the sw-patch install-local command is run from an SSH session.

To recover, you must reinstall the system.

Developer certificate or update removal

System

Required to correct Alarm 500.100

Management network netmask correction on a Duplex system

System

On a Duplex system, the minimum management netmask is /28.

Host version mismatch

Host (re-add)

Required to correct Alarm 900.003

Note

To register the new software version for Host Inventory management, the host must be deleted and re-added (not merely reinstalled)