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Oracle® Solaris Cluster 4.3 Geographic Edition System Administration Guide

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Updated: June 2017

How to Change a Site Membership Role

Perform this procedure to change the role of a site cluster between member and controller.

Note -  If the site has no reachable site controller, instead perform How to Forcibly Change a Site Member to a Site Controller.

Note -  You can also use the Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager browser interface to perform this task. Click Sites, click the site name to go to its page, highlight the cluster name, and click Set Role. For Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager log-in instructions, see How to Access Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager in Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.3 System Administration Guide.

Before You Begin

  1. From a node of a site controller cluster, assume the root role or assume a role that is assigned the Geo Management rights profile.
  2. Change the site role of the cluster.
    • To change a site member to a site controller, use the following command.
      site-controller# geosite set-role -c cluster site
    • To change a site controller to a site member, use the following command.
      site-controller# geosite set-role -m cluster site

      Specifies the site controller role.


      Specifies the site member role.


      The name of the cluster to change roles. You can specify more than one cluster from the same site in a single geosite set-role command by using the –c or –m option for each cluster that you want to change roles.


      The name of the site with which the cluster has membership.