This job adds an additional node(s) to a cluster. You can create the new node(s) using an existing node configuration or the cluster configuration.

Mandatory Parameters

Parameter Name Data Type Description
nid integer The ID of a node with the configuration that should be used to create the new node(s).
num_nodes integer The number of nodes you want to create.

Optional Parameters

Parameter Name Data Type Description
node_platform_config dict The cluster specific node configuration.
metadata dict The key/value pair (key1:value1) used to identify the cluster specific metadata hash table to use for additional node configuration.
disks list The storage disk(s) to which you want to add the new node(s).
cloud_zone string The encoded geographical region that stores the cloud resources. For example, Europe (Frankfurt) is eu-central-1.
is_workernode boolean If the node is stored in a cluster other than the MAIN cluster, enter "True". Otherwise, enter "False".
timeout integer The time limit in seconds. The default is 1800 seconds (30min).

Substitute Parameters

There are no substitute parameters.

Allowed Users

The following users are allowed to run this job:

  • root

Allowed Groups

The following groups are allowed to run this job:

  • root
  • exaadm
  • exadbadm


The following code snippets show how to use this job using both Python (via XML-RPC) and on the command-line using confd_client.