Three node cluster is down

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Article ID: 142134

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CA Infrastructure Management CA Performance Management - Usage and Administration CA Performance Management - Data Polling DX NetOps

Issue/Introduction

My three node vertica cluster is down and won't start up

Cause

expired password for dradmin

Environment

Release : 3.7

Resolution

Reviewing /opt/vertica/log/adminTools.log we noted the dradmin password had expired.  As a result we reset the dradmin password on all 3 nodes with the following command: # passwd username

After resetting the password we ran the following command as the dradmin user, from /opt/vertica/bin: ./admintools -t start_db -d <DB name> -F

After doing that the database started up