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Converting Asynchronous Replication Setup to InnoDB Cluster Causes the Status to Always be "(MISSING)" After Adding Previous Replication Replicas (Doc ID 2336074.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 04, 2023

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.7 and later
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When attempting to convert a traditional asynchronous replication setup into an InnoDB Cluster, the status of the secondary nodes ends up being (MISSING) instead of ONLINE.

The issue can for example be seen using the following steps:

  1. Start with a setup of a replication source and one or more replication replicas.
  2. Create the InnoDB Cluster using the replication source node, for example:



An asynchronous replication setup has been converted into InnoDB Cluster.


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