Would you like to learn how to enable SNMP on an HP switch? In this tutorial, we are going to show you all the steps required to configure the SNMP using an HP Switch 1910, 1920 or 5500 using the web interface.

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Tutorial HP Switch - SNMP configuration

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.

Access the Device menu, and select the SNMP option.

hp switch snmp menu

On the SNMP configuration screen, you will have to access the Setup tab.

Access the Setup tab and perform the following configuration:

SNMP - Enable

• Contact


• SNMP Version

Click on the Apply button to start the Firmware upgrade.

hp switch snmp configuration

Access the Community tab, click on the Add button and perform the following configuration:

• Community Name

• Access Right: Read-only

Click on the Apply button.

HP Switch SNMP Community

Don't forget to save your switch configuration.

You have successfully enabled the HP Switch SNMP service.

You have successfully configured the HP Switch SNMP service.

To test your HP Switch SNMP configuration, use the following commands on a computer running Ubuntu Linux.

Copy to Clipboard

You have finished the configuration.