First, you need to access the console of your HP Switch.
In our example, we are going to use a Opensource software named Putty and a computer running Windows.
The Putty software is available on the putty.org website.
After finishing the download, run the software and wait for the following screen.
To access the console of an HP Switch model 1910 or 1920, you will need to select the Serial Connection category and use the following options:
• Connection type: Serial
• Serial line: COM1
• Speed: 38400
• Speed: 9600 (Some switches use the 9600 speed)
If COM1 does not work you will need to try to use COM2, COM3, COM4 or the next.
On the prompt screen, enter the administrative login information.
Factory default access information:
• Username: admin
• Password: (No password)
After a successful login, the console command-line will be displayed.
Use the following command to configure an IP address on the Switch.