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Get a property of a node on the host.


Get a property of a node on the host

  memsqlctl describe-node [flags]

  -h, --help                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Help for describe-node
      --memsql-id string                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the node ID of the node to describe
      --property {MemsqlID, Role, AggregatorRole, ProcessState, Version, Memsqld, MemsqlConfig, Port, BindAddress, AllowIpv6, Datadir, Tracelogsdir, Plancachedir, Auditlogsdir, IsConnectable, Pid, DPid, AutoRestartEnabled, RecoveryState, AvailabilityGroup, Host, NodeID, Config[.${CONFIG_NAME}], Variables[.${VARIABLE_NAME}]}   Only output the value of this property (default Unspecified)

Global Flags:
  -c, --config FILE_PATH                     Path to the memsqctl config file
      --default-install-dir DIRECTORY_PATH   Path to the default install directory
      --insecure-ssl                         Fall back to insecure SSL connections to local SingleStoreDB nodes if memsqlctl is unable to otherwise establish a connection (ADVANCED)
  -j, --json                                 Print output in JSON format
      --node-metadata-file FILE_PATH         Path to the node metadata file
      --parallelism POSITIVE_INTEGER         Maximum amount of operations to be run in parallel
      --ssl-ca FILE_PATH                     The path to the CA certificate file (in PEM format) to authenticate the database certificate
      --timeout duration                     Maximum time for operation to complete (e.g., 30s, 10m, 1.5h)
      --verbose-json                         Print output in JSON format, include some warnings and user messages
  -v, --verbosity count                      Increase logging verbosity
  -y, --yes                                  Enable non-interactive mode and assume the user would like to move forward with the proposed actions by default


This command is interactive unless you pass in a value for --memsql-id and enable non-interactive mode through the flag --yes.

The following describes the properties of a SingleStore node.

Name Description
memsqlId GUID value uniquely identifying this node.
role Role of the node in the cluster. Valid values are Master, Aggregator (for child aggregators), Leaf, and Unknown.
port Port number that this node is listening on.
bindAddress The IP address that the node is listening on. A value of means the node is listening on all available network interfaces on the host.
processState Current state of memsqld for this node. Valid values are Running, Stopped, and Unknown.
version Version of SingleStore DB for this node.
memsqlConfig Absolute path of the memsql.cnf configuration file for SingleStore DB for this node.
dataDir Absolute path of the data directory for SingleStore DB for this node.
plancacheDir Absolute path of the plancache directory for SingleStore DB for this node.
tracelogsDir Absolute path of the tracelogs directory for SingleStore DB for this node.
auditlogsDir Absolute path of the auditlogs directory for SingleStore DB for this node.
memsqld Absolute path of memsqld for this node.
pid Process ID for the memsqld_safe process corresponding to this node.
dpid Process ID for the memsqld process corresponding to this node.
isConnectable Specifies if memsqlctl can connect to the node.
recoveryState An enum describing whether or not the node’s databases are recovering. Values are Online, Recovering, and RecoveryFailed.
availabilityGroup Availability group that the node belongs to.

The memsqlctl describe-node command is equivalent to the sdb-admin describe-node command.


The following is the standard output for the describe-node command.

$ sudo memsqlctl describe-node
| Index | MemSQL ID  |    Role    | Port | Process State | Version |
| 1     | 994274A024 | Leaf       | 3307 | Running       | 6.5.10  |
| 2     | E289BBDF58 | Aggregator | 3306 | Running       | 6.5.10  |
Select an option: 2
| memsqlId          | E289BBDF587D96F323CFDBC190DA5A602C170E0A                        |
| role              | Aggregator                                                      |
| port              | 3306                                                            |
| bindAddress       |                                                         |
| processState      | Running                                                         |
| version           | 6.5.10                                                          |
| memsqlConfig      | /var/lib/memsql/e56f2e26-cb6d-4b3c-a792-01a26bd6c3a0/memsql.cnf |
| dataDir           | /var/lib/memsql/e56f2e26-cb6d-4b3c-a792-01a26bd6c3a0/data       |
| plancacheDir      | /var/lib/memsql/e56f2e26-cb6d-4b3c-a792-01a26bd6c3a0/plancache  |
| tracelogsDir      | /var/lib/memsql/e56f2e26-cb6d-4b3c-a792-01a26bd6c3a0/tracelogs  |
| auditlogsDir      | /var/lib/memsql/e56f2e26-cb6d-4b3c-a792-01a26bd6c3a0/auditlogs  |
| memsqld           | /opt/memsql-server-6.5.10-4f9d616883/memsqld                    |
| pid               | 5745                                                            |
| dpid              | 5751                                                            |
| isConnectable     | true                                                            |
| recoveryState     | Online                                                          |
| availabilityGroup | --                                                              |

This example retrieves a single property value as JSON.

$ sudo memsqlctl describe-node --property "processState" --json
  "processState": "Running"