3com 5500 switch stack

Posted on 2011-05-06
Last Modified: 2012-05-11

I have a 3com 5500 switch stack with 5 switches, our main switch died today and we replaced it with a second switch. This switch has the fiber for the input from our MDF. For some reason this switch is pulling 6 as a number rather than 2 (the one that went down) how would I fix this?
Question by:Phelms215
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    There are two ways to fix this:

    To change the unit ID of the current Switch to 2, enter the following:
    System View: return to User View with Ctrl+Z.
    [SW5500] change self-unit to 2
    Unit %d saved unit ID successfully.


    To change the unit ID from 6 to 2, enter the following:
    <SW5500>display xrn-fabric
    Fabric name is SW5500, system mode is L3.
    ... output omited

    [SW5500]change unit-id 6 to 2
    Unit %d saved unit ID successfully.


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