automatic switch configuration when replaced with a faulty switch in a stack

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I am running 4-5 stacks consisting of 5 or more switches in a campus. I wanted to know if it is possible to auto configure itself in a stack when i replace a faulty switch with a new one. ( only replacing the faulty switch with a new switch ). I am using x460 switches.
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Thank you for the reply,

I know how to add a new switch with the above provided commands. My requirement is ---> I want to add a new switch in place of a faulty switch in a stack without issuing any commands. the switch should automatically configure itself in place of a faulty one (new switch).
     I wont be there every time to replace a faulty switch in a stack and My team is less knowledge in networking part. so i want to configure switches in a way that replacing the faulty switch with a new one should work as my original stacking without any commands( for new switch only)
    kindly let me know if there is any scripting part included.
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Unfortunately, it is not possible to automatically configure itself.
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Hello Prashanth,

If you are looking for the new switch to automatically place itself into the stack then this is not possible. As far as keeping the port and VLAN configuration this is being held by the master and the replacement switch will automatically apply the configuration once added.
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you may want to replace a CF also, card which contains config files
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I was wondering if there was any features like that. Anyway thank you for the responses on the same.