Adding grid nodes to add capabilities to your system

You can add redundancy or additional capabilities to a StorageGRID system by adding new grid nodes to existing data center sites.

For example, you might choose to add additional Gateway Nodes to support the creation of High Availability groups of Gateway Nodes, or you might add an Admin Node at a remote site to permit monitoring using a local node.

You can add one or more of the following types of nodes to one or more existing sites in a single expansion operation:
  • Non-primary Admin Nodes
  • Storage Nodes
  • Archive Nodes
  • Gateway Nodes

When preparing to add grid nodes, be aware of the following limitations: