alternate ports x460

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I am trying to set up stacking using 3 x460 switches over Ethernet using summitstack-v card and the process i am following is as foliows-

1- ensured that images are same 
2- licenses are same

please correct me from here onwards
3- on each of the 3 switches individually run the command
    configure stacking-support stack-port all selection alternative

4- connect the cables up

5- from master switch i will type
    configure stacking easy-setup

6- after the reboot the switch should come up as a stack of 3 
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To the best of my memory, this looks to be correct.  As long as you have cabled up the correct "alternate" ports, easy-setup should work.
If you have problems, let us know here and we'll help out!  Be sure to share some of the stacking outputs like:

show slot
show stacking
show stacking-support
show stacking stack-ports
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hi is the cable sequence the same as with the normal stacking modules 
2-1 on all devices


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daisy chain or ring topology [stacking]