HP Switches – Find ‘Uptime’
Apr05

HP Switches – Find ‘Uptime’

KB ID 0001299 Dtd 05/04/17 Problem Nice short and sweet article, you have an HP Switch, and you want to know how long it’s been online. Solution Execute the following command; show system-information Related Articles, References, Credits, or External Links...

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HP – Switches The IP (or subnet) Already Exists
Apr16

HP – Switches The IP (or subnet) Already Exists

KB ID 0001176 Dtd 16/04/16ProblemI was changing a clients LAN subnet this week, (dropping the mask from /24 to /16). When I attempted to change the management IP on the clients HP switches this happened; HP2510-24G(config)# vlan 1 HP2510-24G(vlan-1)# ip address 10.0.0.250 255.255.0.0 The IP address (or subnet) 10.0.0.250/16 already exists. HP2510-24G(vlan-1)# At first I though the switch was complaining because the IP was remaining...

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HP Networking – Tracing Networks and Locating IP addresses
Dec06

HP Networking – Tracing Networks and Locating IP addresses

  After not touching one for a couple of years, I was back on HP switches recently, and I had to map out a clients switches. Now I could have used some software, but they didn’t have SNMP enabled so, I had to ‘re acquaint’ myself with LLDP. For a basic LLDP View of attached devices. HP-Switch-1# show lldp info remote-device LLDP Remote Devices Information LocalPort | ChassisId PortId PortDescr SysName ---------...

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HP E Series Wireless – Cannot Access Local LAN
Nov17

HP E Series Wireless – Cannot Access Local LAN

KB ID 0000486 Dtd 07/08/11 Problem You have an HP HP E-Series Mobility E-MSM460, 466 & 430 Access Point, and you cannot access resources on your local LAN (though internet access works fine). This is default "Out of the box" behavior, a lot of consumers want to provide wireless access but DONT want the wireless clients having access to their local servers. That’s fine but what if you do? Solution 1. Log into the...

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Setup and Configure HP Wireless E-MSM720 Wireless Controller with HP E-MSM430 Access Points
Nov17

Setup and Configure HP Wireless E-MSM720 Wireless Controller with HP E-MSM430 Access Points

KB ID 0000692 Dtd 04/10/12 Problem We got some ‘demo stock’ in the office this week, I don’t do a lot of wireless, so I thought I would get it setup and have a look to see how easy/difficult it was. Hardware used HP E-MSM720 Premium Mobility Controller (J9694A) HP E-MSM 430 Wireless N Dual Radio Access Point (J9651A) HP HP 2915-8G-P-o-E Switch (J5692A) The switch and controller are ‘tiny’ so if you want...

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Manually Configuring HP Wireless (MSM 720 controller) for Public and Private Wireless Networks
Nov17

Manually Configuring HP Wireless (MSM 720 controller) for Public and Private Wireless Networks

KB ID 0000833 Dtd 17/07/13 Problem In the following procedure I’ll configure the following; HP 5412zl Switch. Cisco ASA 5510 Firewall. HP MSM720 Controller. HP MSM460 and MSM317 Access Points. If you are configuring an MSM765zl or MSM775zl use the following article first. HP MSM765zl and 775zl – Initial Setup and Routing Assumptions Private SSID will be on the normal corporate LAN (In this case 172.16.254.0/24). Public...

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