Configuring the replacement primary Admin Node

The replacement node must be configured as the primary Admin Node for your StorageGRID Webscale system.

Before you begin

Steps

  1. Open your web browser and navigate to https://primary_admin_node_ip.
  2. Click Recover a failed Primary Admin Node.
  3. Upload the most recent backup of the Recovery Package:
    1. Click Browse.
    2. Locate the most recent Recovery Package file for your StorageGRID Webscale system, and click Open.
  4. Enter the provisioning passphrase.
  5. Click Start Recovery.
    The recovery process begins. The Grid Manager might become unavailable for a few minutes as the required services start. When the recovery is complete, the sign in page is displayed.
  6. Determine if you need to apply a hotfix.
    1. Sign in to the Grid Manager using a supported browser.
    2. Select Nodes.
    3. From the list on the left, select the primary Admin Node.
    4. On the Overview tab, note the version displayed in the Software Version field.
    5. Select any other grid node.
    6. On the Overview tab, note the version displayed in the Software Version field.
      • If the versions displayed in the Software Version fields are the same, you do not need to apply a hotfix.
      • If the versions displayed in the Software Version fields are different, you must apply a hotfix to update the recovered primary Admin Node to the same version.