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Switch status (Cisco StackWise) service

The Switch status (Cisco StackWise) service monitors the status of individual Cisco StackWise switches.

Service Type


Instances on a Device


Supported Systems/Applications

Most Cisco switches/routers running IOS.

Device Class


Monitored By

Windows Probe

Scan Interval

5 minutes

Switch Number The number of the switch in the stack. This should be a value between 1 and 9 depending on the type of switches.


Object Descriptors

Numerical OID



Status Detail


Switch Stack Number at Next Reload

The stack number to be assigned to the switch the next time that it is reloaded.

Switch Stack Role

Identifies whether the switch is the stack master or a regular member of the stack.

Switch Stack Priority

Identifies the priority value of the switch which is used to determine which stack member becomes the new stack master when the current stack master or switch stack resets.

Switch Status Description

Provides a description of the current status of the specified switch.

Switch Status Alerting

The status of the switch is mapped as:

  • 1 - Waiting
  • 2 - Progressing
  • 3 - Added
  • 4 - Ready
  • 5 - sdmMismatch
  • 6 - verMismatch
  • 7 - featureMismatch
  • 8 - newMasterInit
  • 9 - Provisioned
  • 10 - Invalid
  • 11 - Removed

Switch MAC Address

The MAC address of the switch being monitored.

Switch Software Image

The software image type that is currently running on the switch.