Replacing Stacked switch

Hi,

We have 3 stacked switches as 1 being master.

I wanted to know how to replace one of those when one of them fails.

If I need to replace the master switch, I need to restore configuration from a backup, correct?

Also when replacing any member switches, there's no need to restore configuration since the master is the one who holds all the configurations.

Is this correct?

Thank you.
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Soulja53 6F 75 6C 6A 61 Commented:
If I need to replace the master switch, I need to restore configuration from a backup, correct?
 Nope, if the master is removed, another master in the stack will be elected. When you re-add (provision) the new switch in the stack it should receive a copy of the running config and startup-config.  

Also when replacing any member switches, there's no need to restore configuration since the master is the one who holds all the configurations.
 Same as above except, no master re-election.
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InfamusAuthor Commented:
So if I replace the master and it will automatically be a master again or do I have to manually assign it as master?
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Soulja53 6F 75 6C 6A 61 Commented:
Its possible it could be re-elected, but to ensure it does you will want to look at the switch member priorities in the stack and make sure that the switch you re add has a higher priority.
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