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Convert a "stack-port"

andrea_tassi
New Contributor

Good evening everyone, I was wondering if it was possible to use one of the two "stack-ports" for standard connections up-link. I currently have stack enabled on our 2 devices and they are stacked via the * / 3/1 interfaces of both. There is nothing connected to the * / 3/3 interface.

SSH@XXXXXX#sh run
Current configuration:
!
ver 08.0.90fT211
!
stack unit 1
module 1 icx7150-24-port-management-module
module 2 icx7150-2-copper-port-2g-module
module 3 icx7150-4-sfp-plus-port-40g-module
stack-port 1/3/1
stack-port 1/3/3
stack unit 2
module 1 icx7150-24-port-management-module
module 2 icx7150-2-copper-port-2g-module
module 3 icx7150-4-sfp-plus-port-40g-module
stack-port 2/3/1
stack-port 2/3/3
stack enable
stack mac c0c5.208a.1d79
!
!

SSH@XXXXXXX#sh stack
T=797d22h5m38.1: alone: standalone, 😧 dynamic cfg, S: static
ID Type Role Mac Address Pri State Comment
1 S ICX7150-24 active c0c5.208a.1d79 0 local Ready
2 S ICX7150-24 standby c0c5.2089.2a39 0 remote Ready

standby active
+---+ +---+
3/3| 2 |3/1--3/1| 1 |3/3
+---+ +---+
Standby u2 - protocols ready, can failover or manually switch over
Role history: N: standalone, A: active, S: standby, M: member

On the interfaces * / 3/3 of both switches we would like to connect servers that have interfaces at 10g and therefore it would be very convenient for us to be able to use them.

Is it enough to give the command "no stack-port * / 3/3" or doing so would compromise the composition of the stack?
Has anyone ever had to "convert" a "stack-port" interface into a normal up-link interface to be used in "standard" ways?

Thank you in advance

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BenBeck
Moderator
Moderator

That should work. As long as it isn't an active stack connection, there should be no harm in removing it.

Ben Beck, RCNA, Principal Technical Support Engineer
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