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Factory reset HP Procurve

1. Serial console

Connect your PC to the switch via serial console. Use “GtkTerm” for example on Ubuntu.

2. Reset the switch

Push “Reset” AND “Clear” on the front of the switch.
Release “Reset” Button.
If the “Test” LED blinks release the “Clear” button and wait.

2. Save the new configuration

After the switch rebooted type


in the serial terminal. After saving your settings do

write memory

Now the new settings are active and saved permanently.

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