Leslie Lamport, Dahlia Malkhi, and Lidong Zhou
Recon¯guration means changing the set of processes executing a distributed
system. We explain several methods for recon¯guring a system implemented us-
ing the state-machine approach, including some new ones. We discuss the rela-
tion between these methods and earlier recon¯guration algorithms|especially
view changing in group communication.
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