• One of my headnodes has died. How do I restore High Availability on my cluster?

    This article assumes that HA is setup and configured properly, and that one of the nodes has completely died and is being replaced with new hardware. Bright’s license is tied to the MAC addresses of both headnodes.  First unlock the product key via the support portal http://support.brightcomputing.com (left hand menu)…

  • How do I replace ntpd for chrony on a Bright Cluster?

    The following procedure was tested on Bright 8.2 on CentOS-7u7 WARNING: Please note that an update of certain Bright packages can remove some of the changes that were done manually here. If the  packages node-installer or  node-installer-nfsroot are updated/reinstalled on the head node, then step 7 of this article has…