[PVE-User] Unable to join cluster

Eric Germann ekgermann at semperen.com
Fri Jul 27 21:18:43 CEST 2018

> On Jul 27, 2018, at 2:58 PM, Woods, Ken A (DNR) <ken.woods at alaska.gov> wrote:
> What's the output of "pvecm status”?

root at pve01:~# pvwcm status
-bash: pvwcm: command not found
root at pve01:~# pvecm status
Quorum information
Date:             Fri Jul 27 19:09:38 2018
Quorum provider:  corosync_votequorum
Nodes:            1
Node ID:          0x00000001
Ring ID:          1/56
Quorate:          Yes

Votequorum information
Expected votes:   1
Highest expected: 1
Total votes:      1
Quorum:           1
Flags:            Quorate

Membership information
    Nodeid      Votes Name
0x00000001          1 2001:470:e2fc:10::160 (local)

> Same version on both nodes?


> Time synchronized?

Yes.  NTP

> How are you adding the second node?  Try "pvecm add XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX”

Both through the GUI and from the command line.  Oddity is V6 and V4 errors are different.

> Is multicast enabled?  Does omping work and not drop packets?

Need to look in to that.  moping returns no messages.

It’s on a dumb switch.  I’ll reconfig on to an intelligent switch I can enable mcast on


> (Also, can somebody fix the typo of the missing "s" in "Etablishing API connection with host XXXXX")
> kw
> -----Original Message-----
> From: pve-user [mailto:pve-user-bounces at pve.proxmox.com] On Behalf Of Eric Germann
> Sent: Friday, July 27, 2018 10:45 AM
> To: pve-user at pve.proxmox.com
> Subject: [PVE-User] Unable to join cluster
> I have two new Proxmox boxes in a virgin cluster.  No VM’s, etc.  The only thing setup on them is networking.
> I created a cluster on the first one successfully.
> However, I try to join the second to the cluster, I get the following error:
> Starting worker failed: unable to parse worker upid 'UPID:pve02:00001876:00026B6B:5B5B6751:clusterjoin:2001:470:e2fc:10::160:root at pam:' (500)
> The nodes are all IPv4 and IPv6 enabled.  The cluster IP as show in the config is IPv6.  Is this the issue?
> If I put the v6 address in brackets, same error.
> If I substitute the IPv4 address, I get the following error
> Etablishing API connection with host ''
> TASK ERROR: 401 401 authentication failure
> Thoughts?  They haven’t been up more than 1 hr when this occurs.
> Thanks in advance
> EKg
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