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Setting Hostnames

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    Host names are set during setup of the server.

    Description

    Host names are provided when you install a Couchbase Server node, when you add it to an existing cluster for online upgrade, or via a REST API call. If a node restarts, any host name that you established is used. A host name cannot be provided for a node that is already part of a Couchbase Server cluster.

    Host names must be specified prior to being added to a cluster.

    Response

    If you attempt to specify a host name once the node is in the cluster, the server rejects the request and returns the following:

    error 400 reason: unknown ["Renaming is disallowed
            for nodes that are already part of a cluster"]