Object mastership commands

The commands in this topic are used to manage mastership.

To avoid introducing conflicting changes at different replicas, certain objects are assigned a master replica (master). The initial master of an object is the replica where the object is created. For more information about mastership, see Independent development: Mastership Modification management in multiple replicas: Mastership.

Table 1. Object mastership commands
Command Description
chmaster Transfers mastership of an object
describe Lists the master replica of an object
lsmaster Lists objects mastered by a replica
reqmaster Requests mastership or set access controls for mastership requests