Complete HP Procurve Switch Configuration Steps

You can complete the HP Procurve Switch Configuration via the CLI and web interface, now assume you have a console connection to the HP Procurve switch and are in configure mode. Enter the below commands to configure HP Procurve switch.

HP Procurve Switch Configuration Steps

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Setting a hostname

  1. hostname “Coreswitch” (Include quotations”)

Setting an ip address to the default vlan

  1. vlan 1
  2. ip address
  3. exit

Setting a default route

  1. ip default-gateway

Setting up DNS servers

  1. ip dns server-address priority 1
  2. ip dns server-address priority 2

Configuring time sync

  1. timesync sntp
  2. sntp unicast
  3. time timezone 600 (the amount of minutes from GMT)
  4. sntp server priority 1

Configuring SNMP

  1. snmp-server contact “IT Department”
  2. snmp-server location “Level 1 Sydney”
  3. snmp-server community snmp-public restricted
  4. snmp-server community snmp-private unrestricted
  5. snmp-server host (ip to send traps to)

Adding a description or name to an interface

  1. interface A1
  2. name “Uplink to Level 2″

Setting username and password for manager (read/write) and operator (read only)

  1. password manager user adminfull plaintext
  2. password operator user adminread plaintext

Setting an inactivity timer for the console (in minutes)

  1. console inactivity-timer 5

Setting console logging levels (none|debug|all|not-info|critical)

  1. console events critical

To enable web-management

  1. web-management

To disable http web management and enable secure https web-management

  1. no web-management
  2. web-management ssl



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