Multicast Discovery Pluginedit

Deprecated in 2.2.0.

This plugin is deprecated and has been removed in 5.0.0

The Multicast Discovery plugin provides the ability to form a cluster using TCP/IP multicast messages.


This plugin can be installed using the plugin manager:

sudo bin/plugin install discovery-multicast

The plugin must be installed on every node in the cluster, and each node must be restarted after installation.

This plugin can be downloaded for offline install from


The plugin can be removed with the following command:

sudo bin/plugin remove discovery-multicast

The node must be stopped before removing the plugin.