ProCurve Stack Management
Configuring Stack Management
Indicates a switch configured with Stack State set to
Candidate, Auto Join set to Yes (the default), and no
Candidate cannot automatically join the stack because
one or both of the following conditions apply:
• Candidate has Auto Join set to No.
• Candidate has a Manager password.
Member has lost connectivity to its Commander.
The Member has stacking connectivity with the
This may be a temporary condition while a Candidate is
trying to join a stack. If the Candidate does not join, then
stack configuration is inconsistent.
A Member has become detached from the stack. A
possible cause is an interruption to the link between the
Member and the Commander.
The Commander has stacking connectivity to the Member. None required.
The Candidate has failed to be added to the stack.
Stacking screens and listings display these status messages:
Action or Remedy
Manually add the candidate to the
Check connectivity between the
Commander and the Member.
Initially, wait for an update. If condi-
tion persists, reconfigure the
Commander or the Member.
Check the connectivity between
the Commander and the Member.
The candidate may have a pass-
word. In this case, manually add
the candidate. Otherwise, the stack
may already be full. A stack can
hold up to 15 Members (plus the