On Thu, 12 Jan 2017, Mike Allen wrote:
> Hey Jethro, the stack unconfigure me should work, but maybe try the
> clean option:
> 'Stack unconfigure me' will recover the unit to its startup
> configuration before it joined the stack. 'Stack unconfigure clean' will
> remove unit's startup configuration. These commands will reload the unit
> and boot up as standalone unit.
n-corp-sw#stack unconfigure clean
This command is not available on standalone or Active Controller
alone: standalone, D: dynamic config, S: static config
ID Type Role Mac Address Pri State Comment
2 S FCX648S alone 0024.38c0.bf80 128 local None:0
2/1| 2 |2/2
Current stack management MAC is 0024.38bf.fb00
Eventually, I found that "erase startup" also deleted the stacking.boot
file as well as the startup config, which I suspect contains the stack
membership data. So did that and reloaded and I was back to being unit 1,
then copied the config back fixing the ports along the way and I'm back in
Many thanks for the hints!
> There is also a default config command, but I am not finding that right
> now...that would do it as well. The stacking config is saved separately
> from the running and startup config, that is why the unit number is
> showing up still.
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 12:20 PM, Jethro R Binks <jethro.bi...@strath.ac.uk>
> > All,
> > I think the answer to this should be easy, but I'm unable to figure it
> > out!
> > I have a unit that was taken out of an extant FCX stack. It happens to be
> > unit 2. I now want it to be unit 1.
> > I've been through pages like
> > http://www.brocade.com/content/html/en/configuration-
> > guide/fastiron-08030b-switchstackingguidehttp://www.
> > brocade.com/content/html/en/configuration-guide/fastiron-
> > 08030b-switchstackingguide
> > and tried lots of variants of stack unconfigure me, stack disable, no
> > stack enable, but try as I might I cannot get this unit to revert to being
> > unit 1. The recommendation of running "stack secure-setup" doesn't do
> > anything useful:
> > SSH@#stack secure-setup
> > SSH@#Discovering the stack topology...
> > Selected Topology:
> > Active Id Type Mac Address
> > 2 FCX648S 0024.38c0.bf80
> > No other units were discovered...
> > !
> > ver 08.0.10mT7f1
> > !
> > stack unit 2
> > module 1 fcx-48-port-management-module
> > module 2 fcx-cx4-2-port-16g-module
> > module 3 fcx-xfp-2-port-10g-module
> > priority 128
> > stack-port 2/2/1 2/2/2
> > stack enable
> > stack mac 0024.38bf.fb00
> > ...
> > Anyone any ideas?
> > UNIT 2: compiled on Jul 08 2015 at 16:18:42 labeled as FCXS08010m
> > Jethro.
> > . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
> > Jethro R Binks, Network Manager,
> > Information Services Directorate, University Of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
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Jethro R Binks, Network Manager,
Information Services Directorate, University Of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
The University of Strathclyde is a charitable body, registered in
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