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Connecting a USB laptop to a RJ45 serial port

We are about to get our first managed switch at work (Procurve 2520G-24-PoE), and this lowly programmer gets to put on his admin hat and try to configure it. The switch has an RJ45 serial port for ...
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ProCurve 2610 Java error?

I've got two identical procurve 2610-24/12PWR switches with the web interface configured. I can log in to one and see all the management info just fine. When I load the web interface of the other ...
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use Hp Procurve switch 5400zl as router between 2 networks [closed]

I have a this network to explain : --------------------- ----------------------------- | HP Procurve Switch | (A25) <----------> (Fa0/0) | Cisco Router As ...
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Setting up Multicast NLB Cluster with HP 6120XG Switch

How can I setup an NLB cluster across 2 blades connected via a HP 6120XG Switch? All of the guides are for Cisco and setup static ARP entries on the switch but that is not possible on the HP Switch. ...
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pfSense routing between subnets behind OPT1 and LAN

pfSense short config summary: WAN interface is on a registered Internet block of addresses connected to ISP via fibre LAN interface has IP address 10.200.1.3/24 OPT1 interface has IP address ...
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Private VLANs/Port Isolation on HP ProCurve 2524

I am trying to set up Private VLANs (as described on Wikipedia) on a HP ProCurve 2524, but I can't find any references to it in the online manual. Searching the internet hasn't yielded much either ...
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Do you need STP on ProCurve trunks?

We have 3 switches - a Core Switch, and 2 downstream switches. Each downstream switch has a 3 cable Trunk direct to the core switch. However - when we disconnected one cable in that trunk group ...
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HP ProCurve 2920 switch stack topology for TWO switches? Ring vs. Chain vs. trunk?

I have a customer whose two HP ProCurve 2910al PoE switches have failed. This was backing a VoIP deployment for a small call center. They are interested in replacement PoE switches, but there's a ...
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ProCurve Trunking

We have 3 switches at the moment - see the diagram below for NOW. Essentially the CORE switch is 7, and 8 and 9 have a 3 cable trunk each to 7. Now, we want to add Switch 5 to the equation - see ...
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HP 4204vl (J8770A) non-blocking switching capacity

On the information page for the above mentioned switch, it says "Supports a maximum of 96 autosensing 10/100 ports or 96 autosensing 10/100/1000 ports or 16 mini-GBICs or 4 10-GbE ports, or a ...
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ProCurve 1800 switch issue

I recently deployed ProCurve 1800-24G switches in place of some older ProCurve 2424M switches in my network. However, I'm having a serious problem with the switch connected to the router. It seems, ...
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What do switches do to tagged and untagged VLAN packets?

Let's say we have a 4-port switch that is VLAN capable. 1 2 3 4 Port 1 is TAGGED to VLAN10` and `UNTAGGED to Default_VLAN(1) Port 2 is UNTAGGED to VLAN10 Port 3 is UNTAGGED to ...
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Does HP IRF work the way I think it does?

I finally have approval to better centralize our Ethernet. When last I left off I was looking to the future to figure out how best to handle expansion. Now, I have answers. I now have a pair of A5820 ...
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How do I remove (un-apply) a named filter from a Procurve switch port using the CLI?

EDIT: Edited my examples to reflect that I was indeed attempting this with the switch in "configure" mode. Still no joy. EDIT: I've done some more searching on this issue. I just can't seem to see it ...
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Setup of HP ProCurve 2810-24G for iSCSI?

I have a pair of ProCurve 2810-24G that I will use with a Dell Equallogic SAN and Vmware ESXi. Since ESXi does MPIO, I am a little uncertain on the configuration for links between the switches. Is a ...
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will heavy network traffic affect other connections on HP ProCurve V1810-48G?

I have a HP ProCurve V1810-48G switch with a few servers running Citrix XenServer connected to it (everything in one rack). The switch is almost in its default configuration (no VLAN, no port ...
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Colocation, Full Rack, Layer2/Layer3 Clarification

We are moving from several 1U servers colo'ed out across several data centers to a full rack in a nearby data center for both physical access reasons, as well as having space for expansion. We also ...
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HP Procurve 2610 vlan routing

Can anyone tell me why inter vlan routing is working for all vlans except my newly created vlan 4/ I have an hp procurve 2610. Any help would be appreciated. I have basically this 1 switch with all ...
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LACP : Cisco ASA 5515 & Switch ProCurve 2920

I've two ASAs 5515 connected in failover Active/Stand by (on Gi0/5) My two ASAs are connected to two Switch ProCurve 2920 to have HA if something happens. So I plug something like that (don't pay ...
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Get port vlan tag via snmp on HP Procurve

I'm trying to write a nagios check that will check if a port is a member of (tagged in) a perticular VLAN. I've discovered the following SNMP location SNMPv2-SMI::mib-2.17.7.1.4.5.1.1.40 for checking ...
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switch, procuve 2510, error: OS TFTP in prgrs, SNMP denied

I cannot reboot 2510-24 then I get this message: OS TFTP in prgrs, SNMP denied Smart as I am I just started a new TFTP download of latest firmware, but that is a no-go since another download is in ...
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HP network discovery service flooding network with SLP / SRVLOC requests

I am having trouble with "HP Network discovery service" which I think is responsible for flooding my network with SLP/SRVLOC requests. This has happened on multiple occasions on different devices ...
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Deleting the default vlan on HP Procurve 5406 switch

I´ve tried to delete the default vlan on the switch multiple times, via CLI and using the menu options by Telnet, but it keep showing the message= "The default VLAN cannot be deleted". There are no ...
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HP Procurve 2512/2524 protected port, source port filter or similar?

HP Procurve switches usually have a setting so that the ports are told which other ports they can communicate with. An easy setup using this is to only allow communication with the uplink, so that no ...
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HP Procurve Core Switch Architecture

I want to build a new 'core' for our network. We currently have a 3com 4060 switch acting as the core, connecting all the other TOR and access switches together. The goal is to add resilience into ...
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HP Procurve 1800 Switch-to-Switch Trunks and LACP (and VLANs too!)

I am considering connecting two (and possibly three) HP Procurve 1800 switches together with trunks or with LACP. I can't find any substantial answer to my questions via Google or here. I did find ...
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Need help setting up an HP Procurve 2650 switch via serial using Linux.

I recently bought an HP Procurve 2650 (J4899A) off ebay and it came out without a serial cable. So I also purchased a null modem serial cable (rs232) to connect to it (Assuming this is the right one). ...
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DHCP Server Issuing NAK when servicing multiple subnets

We currently have 3 VLANs setup in our network. On our DHCP server (Windows 2008) we have 3 scopes created for the 3 separate subnets. Our clients can't seem to pull addresses on the subnets, except ...
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Admin mode on Procurve Switches

Not being a network expert, I spent some time configuring my network, until I found my mistake: On my HP ProCurve Switch 1810G, I thought that "Admin mode" means whether the administrative interface ...
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Windows 2012 to HP Procurve redundancy across multiple switches - multi-switch LACP?

We are looking to have our Windows 2012 server(s) connected to two separate switches, so that if one switch goes down the server(s) can still be accessed on the same IP address from the switch that is ...
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Spanning-tree setup with incompatible switches

I have a set of eight HP ProCurve 2910al-48G Ethernet switches at my datacenter that are set up in a star topology with no physical loops. I want to partially mesh the switches for redundancy and ...
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HP to Cisco spanning tree root flapping

Per a recent question I recently configured both my HP (2x 2900) and Cisco (1x 3750) hardware to use MSTP for interoperability. I thought this was functional until I applied the change to the third ...
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How to prevent users from connecting directly to the switch, where the Access point is connected?

I'm about to setup a large wireless network, at a dorm. The hardware I'm using is going to be: HP Procurve E2520-24G-PoE (J9299A) Cisco Aironet 2602i Autonomous Access Point Since the outlets at ...
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VLAN Traffic changing source when captured at firewall

1) HP Switch config below 2) Fortinet Policy in attached image Right now, we are a flat network of roughly 320 wireless devices, and about 100 wired devices. We have a FortiGate 300C firewall with a ...
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Is it possible to set up a management VLAN on HP switches without configuring routes on the WAN routers?

The network I help manage/maintain is configured like so: Location A - 10.0.0.0/22<br /> Location B - 10.0.4.0/22<br /> Location C - 10.0.8.0/22<br /> etc. Our ISP owns and ...
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Default Gateway in a VLAN

Could I have a router/firewall device providing WAN connectivity, part of a VLAN on a switch? For example: 2, L3 Switches. 2 VLANs DefaultVLAN 10.1.1.0/24 VLAN100 192.168.1.0/24 Two ...
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VLAN Gateways and Routing

This for hypothetical purposes - more of a learning question than an production question. If I have switch (Layer 3, lets say a Procurve) with a handful of VLAN's configured. Lets say: DEFAULT VLAN ...
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Getting invalid input error on procurve 2510 when setting up ip helper-address

I have 3 HP Procurve 2510G-48 and I want to setup a VLAN for public wifi (VLAN100). Originally I just had the default vlan1. I have computers communicating across switches on VLAN100 with static IP ...
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Procurve Primary VLAN

I'm trying to depreciate usage of VLAN 1 on my ProCurve switches; 1 is unused. I understand that VLAN 1 must exist, but I want to remove it from all ports, especially trunks between switches. The ...
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Routing table connected entries different than interface assigned IP address

I have a HP ProCurve A7102DL router which has eth1 and eth2 interfaces. I currently have eth1 set as my WAN and eth2 as my LAN side. My eth2 has three IP address assigned to it which are A.A.A.1, ...
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Assign all VLANs on a same port on HP procurve switch

i'm looking for this information for a few hours on the web but i still can't find the answer. I have a few HP2610 switches (no stacked) and i want to assign all VLANs to switches interconnection ...
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How to prevent partial crash during VLAN configuration on a HP ProCurve 3500

As you can see from my question, I have a VLAN configuration problem with a ProCurve 3500. The goal is to remove a VLAN from the existing configuration, however when I use the WEB UI to do this, I ...
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dhcp-snooping option 82 drops valid dhcp requests on 2610 series Procurve switches

We are slowly starting to implement dhcp-snooping on our HP ProCurve 2610 series switches, all running the R.11.72 firmware. I'm seeing some strange behavior where dhcp-request or dhcp-renew packets ...
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Configuring VLAN's on two HP procurve switches

Trying to route a new ISP (Microwave link) from one of my out buildings to my computer room and hence my firewall. Old ISP came direct into firewall. In the outbuilding the Microwave modem connects ...
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Fortigate + HP ProCurve Load Balancing

I have a FortiGate 100D + HP ProCurve 2824 linked together by 4x 1Gb links. The ProCurve is configured to have ports 21-24 trunked together and load balance them. The 4 cables from these ports are ...
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Configure spanning tree from HP to Cisco hardware

I have three switches I'd like to configure in a loop - a Cisco stack (3750s) and two HP 2900 series. Each is connected to the next with a 10 gig backplane of one form or another. How do I configure ...
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Multiple VLAN on one switch port

I have a HP ProCurve 1810G-8 which I currently use as a normal switch between 3 servers and a firewall. 2 of the servers are ESXi hosts, and one is a Nexentastor box with 2 iSCSI target LUNs. As the ...
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Datacenter redundant hosting setup advice

We are moving our servers to a new DC and I am looking for a bit of advice with our new COLO setup. I have some knowledge of networking but I am an enthusiast more than anything so it gets a bit ...
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HP Procurve Issue Passing Multiple VLANs over a link

Just to start off with I am a Cisco guy that got placed into an HP project. Basic topology overview from outside in: ASA 5505 with two Ethernet connections to a 2610 switch. This switch is then ...
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ProCurve network expansion

I've hit a bit of a wall with our network scale-out. As it stands right now: We have five ProCurve 2910al switches connected as above, but with 10GbE connections (two CX4, two fiber). This fully ...