We can restore/upload configuration file of every networking device, For any unexpected loss or destruction the configuration of a managed switch, we can easily restore or copy the configuration file into a new equipment.
For HP ProCurve Networking Switch(switches ProCurve 2910, 2510 series, etc.), one of the way to backup and restore is done through a serial port rs 232/Console cable using a hyper terminal connection.
Steps to upload/Restore HP ProCurve Switch configuration Via Console Cable
Suppose HP ProCurve Switch has been connected to the computer serial port via console cable using the hyper terminal and you have logged in toHP ProCurve Switch as an administrator.
• Enter copy xmodem startup-config pc command on HP Procurve Switch, there will be a warning device require a reboot, then select Y
• Click on the Transfer menu and then select Send File
• Browse and navigate to the Configuration file that will be used for restoring
• On the protocol, select xmodem and then click Send.
The switch then will restart automatically.
To see the new configuration in the switch, login again, and enter sh run command.
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