Number of Licenses Required for EXOS Stack

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Hi I have 2 switches  x460-48t running on Core license and also in stack, i would like to add the 3rd switch  to the stack, however this switch is running on advanced edge license. How do i proceed ? as the customer doesn't want to go for the license restriction and the core licenses are not anymore available .

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Hello!

You can configure switch with Adv Edge license as non-master-capable
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The easiest way for this to be no problem is to just set the third switch as "not master capable" -  Do this by adding the switch and once in run the command "configure stacking <node address of the new #3 switch> master-capability off" -  reboot the slot and your good to go.

Bill
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Thank you guys,

One more question :

will the  "configure stacking node-address <>  license-level  <> "   , still be applicable??

Or i just enable the license  on the switch using  "enable license {software} <key>" ?

BR
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This is different commands.
"configure stacking node-address <>  license-level  <> " - it's for restrict licence-level for some node if desired license-level of stack is lower.

"enable license {software} <key>" - it's for install license or FP
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yes, i know....if the 3rd switch comes with advanced edge license and the current stack is on CORE license restriction and the idea is to make this 3rd switch NOT a master capable , how to i load the license on this 3rd new switch ?
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You can install license as usual.

license-level restriction it's when you have stack nodes with for example Adv Edge license and you add new node with Core license.

"configure stacking [node-address node_address | slot slot_number] master-capability off" it's just for that node with lower license level don't become Master.
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thank you
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Hi,

How to specify which license is for which switch on EXOS Stack? For example, what should I do if I just want to upgrade only two master capable of same type stacked switches?

Best regards,