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[ERROR] [MY-013223] [Repl] The function 'group_replication_set_as_primary' failed. There is a replica channel running in the group's current primary member. (Doc ID 2712142.1)

Last updated on MAY 25, 2021

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 8.0 and later
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When executing setPrimaryInstance() command via mysqlsh, mysqlsh reports "The instance 'HOSTNAME/IP:PORT' was successfully elected as primary." , while the primary doesn't get switched to the other nodes and still remains as "Primary".
You will receive the following error in the error log:




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