Open a browser software, enter the IP address of your Switch and access the HP Switch web interface.
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.
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
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.
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.
On the DHCP configuration screen, enter the desired configuration and click on the Apply button.
Congratulations! You have successfully configured a DHCP server using an HP Switch.