vsf secondary-member


vsf secondary-member <MEMBER-ID>


Configures a secondary member from the available members. The secondary member will normally operate as the Standby member of the stack.

The stack does not have a secondary member by default. If a secondary member is already configured, the user must un-configure the old secondary member and then configure new secondary member.


Member 1 cannot be configured as the secondary member.

Command context



Secondary member number. Required. Range for 6200F devices: 2-8.


Administrators or local user group members with execution rights for this command.


Configuring and un-configuring a secondary member:

switch(config)# vsf secondary-member 3
This will save the configuration and reboot the specified switch.
Do you want to continue (y/n)? y

switch(config)# vsf secondary-member 4
The existing secondary member must be unconfigured first.

switch(config)# no vsf secondary-member
The secondary member will go for a reboot.
Do you want to continue (y/n)? y