When you replace a node with a different switch type, you cannot
continue to use the same stack configuration. The slot configuration for the replaced node
must change to reflect the new switch type.
replace a node with a different switch type, follow these steps:
Use the show
switch, show licenses, and show stacking configuration commands to display
configuration information for the node to be replaced.
Note the following about the node you are
- ExtremeXOS software version
- Partition on which the switch is booted
- Effective license level for the stack
- Slot number
- Master-capable feature configuration
- Node priority
- Alternate gateway IP address
Enter the unconfigure slot slot
command to remove the configuration for the node to be replaced.
All configuration parameters (except for the
related node's NVRAM-based configurations such as stacking parameters, image to be used,
and failsafe account) for the slot are erased.
Remove the stacking cables from the node that is being
Add the new node to the stack following the procedure in
Manually Adding Nodes to a Stack.