Add node to existing cluster
To add a data node to an existing cluster, follow the steps below.
Install and start a new data node. Complete steps 1–3 of the data node installation instructions.
To join the new node to the cluster, do one of the following:
From a meta node, run:
influxd-ctl add-data <new_data_node_host>:<port>
From a remote server, run:
influxd-ctl -bind <existing_meta_node:8091> add-data <new_data_node_host>:<port>
(Optional) Rebalance the cluster.
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