Customizing chassis names
Connect to the switch and log in as admin.
Enter the chassisName command using the following syntax:
switch:admin> chassisname newname
Where newname is the new name for the enterprise-class platform. It is not necessary to use quotation
Record the new chassis name for future reference.
Although domain IDs are assigned dynamically when a switch is enabled, you can change them manually
so that you can control the ID number or resolve a domain ID conflict when you merge fabrics.
If a switch has a domain ID when it is enabled, and that domain ID conflicts with another switch in the
fabric, the conflict is automatically resolved if the other switch's Domain ID is not persistently set. The
process can take several seconds, during which time traffic is delayed. If both switches have their Domain
IDs persistently set, one of them must have its Domain ID changed to a Domain ID not used within the
The default domain ID for HP B-Series switches is 1.
continuously. Avoid changing the domain ID on the FCS in secure mode. To minimize down time, change
the domain IDs on the other switches in the fabric.
Displaying the domain IDs
Connect to the switch and log in using an account assigned to the admin role.
Enter the fabricShow command.
Do not use domain ID 0. The use of this domain ID can cause the switch to reboot
Fabric OS 6.2 administrator guide