Using a Member’s CLI to make the Member Commander of a new stack

This procedure requires that you first remove the Member from its current stack, then create the new stack.


If you do not know the MAC address for the Commander of the current stack, use show stack to list it.


no stack join <MAC address>

stack commander <stack name>

Suppose a switch named Bering Sea is a Member of a stack named Big_Waters. To use the CLI to convert it from stack Member to Commander of a new stack named "Lakes", use the above commands as shown in the following example.

Using a member's CLI to convert the member to the commander of a new stack