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HP SN6000B Hardware Reference Manual: Verifying The Configuration; Backing Up The Configuration; Installing And Activating Port Upgrade Licenses

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3.
Use the switchname command to change the switch name. The following example shows
how to change the switch name to myhpswitch:
switch:admin> switchname myhpswitch
switch:admin> switchname
myhpswitch

Verifying the configuration

To confirm that the switch is configured and ready for use:
1.
Observe the LEDs to verify that all components are functional.
For information about LED patterns, see
2.
Issue the switchshow command from the workstation.
This command provides information about the switch and port status.
3.
Issue the fabricshow command from the workstation.
This command provides general information about the fabric.
Backing up the configuration
HP recommends regular backups to ensure that a recent configuration is available.
1.
Enter the configupload command.
This command uploads the switch configuration to the server, making it available for
downloading to a replacement switch, if necessary. For instructions on backing up the
configuration, see the Fabric OS Administrator's Guide.
2.
Follow the on-screen prompts.
Installing and activating Port Upgrade licenses
1.
Use the portshow command to verify the number of ports licensed on your switch.
The command output displays Started and Licensed for enabled ports. For more information
on this command, see the Fabric OS 7.0.0 Command Reference Manual.
2.
Obtain the WWN from the Switch ID pull-out tab located on the port side of your switch.
You can also use the switchshow command to display the WWN.
3.
Contact your HP representative to purchase the appropriate Port Upgrade license. HP requires
the switch WWN obtained in
4.
Install the license.
a.
Log in to the switch as admin.
b.
Enter the licenseadd command, followed by the license key enclosed in quotation
marks.
The license key consists of approximately 16 uppercase and lowercase letters and
numerals.
IMPORTANT:
the license will not function properly.
c.
Enter the licenseshow command to verify that the license is valid.
If a licensed product is not displayed, the license is not valid.
NOTE:
Step 2
Enter the license key exactly as issued. If you enter the key incorrectly,
You do not need to reboot the system.
"LEDs" (page
28).
to assign a license key.
Installing and activating Port Upgrade licenses
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