Changing the Cluster State
Cluster states determine what cluster operations are available. By changing the state of a cluster, you can grant or restrict cluster operations such as migrations as well as change the behavior of those operations.
You may want to change a cluster’s state to do the following:
Add multiple new members to the cluster without triggering repartitioning after each member joins.
Perform maintenance on a cluster without triggering repartitioning.
You should already understand the concept of cluster states. For details about cluster states, see Cluster and Member States in the Platform documentation.
You must be an admin user to use this feature.
To change a cluster’s state, go to Administration > Cluster State and select a state from the dropdown menu.