Would you like to learn how to configure HP Switch DHCP server? In this tutorial, we are going to show you all the steps required to configure a DHCP server using an HP Switch 5500 using the web interface.

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Tutorial - HP Switch DHCP Server

Open a browser software, enter the IP address of your Switch and access the HP Switch web interface.

HP Switch Login

On the prompt screen, enter the administrative login information.

Factory default access information:
Username: admin
Password: (no password)

After a successful login, the administrative menu will be displayed.

If this switch will act as DHCP server, it needs to have a static IP address.

Access the Network Menu menu, and select the Vlan interface option.

hp switch vlan interface menu

Access the Create tab, and perform the following configuration:

• Enter the Vlan ID.

• Select the Configure Primary IPv4 Address checkbox

• Select the Manual option box

• Enter the IP address and network mask desires

• Click on the Apply button

hp switch virtual intercace

After finishing the configuration of a virtual interface using a static IP address, we are able to configure the DHCP server.

Access the Network Menu menu, and select the DHCP option.

hp switch dhcp menu

Access the DHCP Server tab and perform the following configuration:

• Select the Enable option box

• Select the Dynamic Address pool option

•Click on the Add button.

hp switch dhcp server

On the DHCP configuration screen, enter the desired configuration and click on the Apply button.

hp switch dhcp server

Congratulations! You have successfully configured a DHCP server using an HP Switch.