> A. The host "%s" is already a member of cluster "%s"
> B. %s is already a member of a cluster named "%s"
> or some other message (interpolate "%s" above with your values)?
> But the node name is not there in cluster.conf file.
> you are talking about the original surviving node now, right?
> It seems more likely to me that B. from above is right, so then,
> please make sure there is no /etc/cluster/cluster.conf on the node you
> are trying to add (may be a leftover from the original setup of this
> recovered node).
Thanks Jan , you assumed correctly .
Deleting /etc/cluster/cluster.conf actually resolved the issue . Node is successfully added back to cluster .