How to migrate from local to the cluster mode?
If you intend to migrate your production system from the local (non-cluster) to the cluster mode, follow these steps:
Why is startup failed with the "Port value out of range" error?
On Linux, your startup is failed if you encounter the following error:
[INFO] Caused by: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Port value out of range: 65536
This problem happens under specific circumstances when the JGroups networking library behind the clustering attempts to detect the IP to communicate with other nodes.
You need to verify:
How to solve the "failed sending message to null" error?
If you encounter the following error when starting up in the cluster mode on Linux:
Dec 15, 2010 6:11:31 PM org.jgroups.protocols.TP down SEVERE: failed sending message to null (44 bytes) java.lang.Exception: dest=/126.96.36.199:45588 (47 bytes)
Be aware that clustering on Linux only works with IPv4. Therefore, when using a cluster under Linux, add the following property to the JVM parameters: