Linux: Migrating a grid node to a new host

You can migrate StorageGRID Webscale nodes from one Linux host to another to perform host maintenance (such as OS patching and reboot) without impacting the functionality or availability of your grid.

You migrate one or more nodes from one Linux host (the "source host") to another Linux host (the "target host"). The target host must have previously been prepared for StorageGRID Webscale use; see Deploying new Linux hosts for more information.

Important: You can use this procedure only if you planned your StorageGRID Webscale deployment to include migration support.

To migrate a grid node to a new host, both of the following conditions must be true:

For more information, see "Node migration requirements" in the Installation Guide.