how to assign name on switch?

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how do i change my switch name? My switches shows name as X440-48p.5 # I want to change different name. 
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Sikander Shah

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configure snmp sysname NEW_NAME

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Manas Ranjan
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Alexandr P, Embassador

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Hello!

#configure snmp sysname ABCD

Thank you!
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Vellachery, Sumeesh, Employee

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Hi Sikander,

"configure snmp sysname sysName", would change the name of the switch.
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Senguttuvan, Arun, Employee

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Command to change the switch name "config snmp sysname <preferred name>"
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Sikander Shah

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does this command affect on configuration?
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Vellachery, Sumeesh, Employee

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It's not an intrusive command, you could change the switch's name on a production environment and save the configuration.
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No.
Once you put the command in switch, the switch name automatically change with out save but after that you need to put save command otherwise if you reboot the switch the previous name will occurred again.   

Regards, 
Manas Ranjan
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Bharathiraja, Suresh, Employee

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Hi ,

We have a KB for the same ,https://gtacknowledge.extremenetworks.com/articles/How_To/How-to-change-Switch-name-in-EXOS

A maximum of 255 characters is allowed in sysname.


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Suresh.B
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Can you imagine a 255 character System name!  You couldn't use the CLI lol

supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.2 #

And that's only 34
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Well done Governor!  Love the Mary Poppins reference.
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Farookh shaikh

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config sysname <host name of switch>

save
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Sikander Shah

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Thank You All guys