Known limitations

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Known limitations identify platforms, devices, or functions that are not supported by this preview release of the product, or that do not interoperate correctly with it. Review these limitations carefully.

Functionality to remove one or more nodes is not supported

Astra Data Store preview supports replacing a failed node but does not support node removal functionality.

Functionality to add or remove drives is not supported

Astra Data Store preview supports replacing a failed drive but does not support adding or removing drives to or from an existing cluster.

Astra Data Store preview functionality is not validated with firewall enabled

Astra Data Store preview requires host firewalld to be disabled. Enabling firewall using CNI tools like Calico HostEndpoint has not been validated.

Upgrade or patch requires a fresh install

Astra Data Store preview is not targeted for production workloads.

Ubuntu-based bare-metal or VM passthrough deployments require NVMe TLC SSDs

This limitation is not applicable to RHEL, RHCOS, or CentOS-based deployments.

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