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HP J4850A Installation And Getting Started Manual: Using The Switch Setup Screen

Procurve series 5300xl switches.
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Getting Started With Switch Configuration
N o t e
By default, the switch is configured to acquire an IP address configuration
from a DHCP or Bootp server. To use DHCP/Bootp instead of the manual
method described in this chapter, see "DHCP/Bootp Operation" in the
Management and Configuration Guide which is on the ProCurve Web site,

Using the Switch Setup Screen

The quickest and easiest way to minimally configure the switch for manage-
ment and password protection in your network is to use a direct console
connection to the switch, start a console session, and access the Switch Setup
Using the method described in the preceding section, connect a terminal
device to the switch and display the switch console command (CLI)
prompt (the default display).
The CLI prompt appears displaying the switch model number:
ProCurve Switch 5308xl
At the prompt, enter the setup command to display the Switch Setup
screen. The following illustration is an example of a Setup screen with
default settings.
Use the Tab key to select the Manager Password field and enter a manager
password of up to 16 characters.


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