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Firmware Update HP Procurve

1. Download firmware Download the latest firmware from http://www.hp.com/rnd/software/switches.htm 2. TFTP Server Extract the downloaded file and use a TFTP Server http://www.mogilowski.net/2010/10/25/setting-up-tftp-server-on-ubuntu Example: mv 2800-Software-I1077/I_* /srv/tftp/ 3. Install new firmware Create a telnet connection to the switch: telnet SWITCH_IP and copy the firmware to the switch: copy tftp flash TFTP_SERVER_IP I_10_77.swi Restart the switch with […]

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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 […]

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