Installing the IP Console Switch
Although you configure the entire IP Console Switch system through either the OSD
or the IP Console Viewer, HP recommends first adding server names to the OSD at
the local analog station, before to adding or discovering the console switch in the IP
Console Viewer at the digital station.
To add server names:
1. Launch the OSD at the local analog station, and input all server names. You can
also customize the OSD, as well as access the IP Console Switch from the analog
station. For detailed instructions on OSD setup and configuration, refer to
Chapter 6 in this guide.
2. After you install the IP Console Viewer on each digital station, launch the
IP Console Viewer and click Add Console Switch to add the new IP Console
Switch. The server names you entered in the OSD now are displayed in the IP
Console Viewer for all servers and Interface Adapters that are powered online.
The Interface Adapters that are offline can be added later using the
For more information, refer to the HP IP Console Switch Software Guide, included
with your console switch.
HP IP Console Switch User Guide