If you forgot your login credentials to your Aruba or HP Switch without doing the usual password-recovery steps. The easiest way is to reset the passwords by pressing the CLEAR button on the front panel for not less than 5 seconds, but not more than 15 seconds, of course you must have a physical access … Continue reading How to reset password on HP Aruba 2540 / 2500-series switches
Back-up of an existing config If you are performing a backup a config from another switch, two ways of downloading the configuration is through GUI and CLI (via TFTP) via GUI: (System -> Updates/Download -> Configuration File (Highlight config name and click Download) via CLI. (you need to set up a TFTP server on a … Continue reading HP / Aruba Procurve 2530/2500 Default Management IP, Username/Passwrods and Configurations
While looking around for a switch model for one of my clients, I found an interesting page to find an appropriate HPE switch model based on your requirement of Routing/Switching, Port Type, Uplink SPeed, Features (POE, etc) http://h17007.www1.hpe.com/us/en/networking/products/switches/switch-selector.aspx#.WWNRFOn-uM8 Check it out! There is a similar tool too available for Cisco.