This topic describes the definitions of different cluster states and how the state of a cluster changes within a cluster lifecycle.

Table 1. Cluster status
State Description
Initializing The cluster is applying for corresponding cloud resources.
Creation Failed The cluster fails to apply for corresponding cloud resources.
Running The cluster has successfully applied for corresponding cloud resources.
Updating The cluster is updating the metadata.
Scaling The cluster is scaling in or out.
Removing One or more nodes are being removed from the cluster.
Upgrading The cluster is upgrading.
Deleting The cluster is being deleted.
Deletion Failed The cluster fails to be deleted.
Deleted (invisible to users) The cluster is deleted.
Figure 1. Cluster status changes
Cluster status changes