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HP Procurve Switch – Enable IP Directed Broadcast

To enable forwarding of IP directed broadcasts, enter the following CLI command: ​ProCurve(config)# ip directed-broadcast To disable the directed broadcasts, enter the following CLI command: ​ProCurve(config)# no ip directed-broadcast Needed for WOL to work between VLANs

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HP Procurve – CLI Lockout MAC addresses from Network

lock, view and unlock machine MAC addresses from connecting to HP Procurve switch Lock MAC address from Network — Command ———————————– config term lockout-mac [machine MAC address] ———————————————– Show locked out MAC address — Command ———————————— show lockout-mac ———————————————— Unlock … Continue reading

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HP Procurve – CLI Common Troubleshooting Commands

Common CLI commands used for troubleshooting   — Ping ——- Ping <x.x.x.x> ————— — Trace Route —– Traceroute <x.x.x.x> ————————- — Show IP Addresses ——- Show IP —————————— — Show VLAN’s —— Show vlan ————————- — Show IP Routes —– … Continue reading

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HP Procurve – CLI Change VLAN IP Address

​CLI to change the IP Address of a VLAN — Command ———— switch # config t (config) # show vlans (config) # vlan <ID of VLAN> (vlan-ID )# ip address <IP ADDRESS OF VLAN><NET MASK> (vlan-ID) # exit switch (config … Continue reading

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HP Procurve – CLI Enable Jumbo Frames

CLI to enable jumbo frames for a VLAN — Command —————— switch # config t switch (config) # show vlans switch (config) # vlan <ID of VLAN> jumbo switch (config )# exit switch # write mem ——————————

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HP Procurve Switch – Flush all non-permanent entries in the ARP cache

​Flush all non-permanent entries in the ARP cache. — Command ————— clear arp ——————————-

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HP Procurve – CLI Configure IP Helper Address

Configure a IP Helper Address for a HP Procurve Switch — Command —————- enable config t vlan <VLAN ID> ip helper-address <IP ADDRESS of DHCP SERVER> exit write mem ——————————– Show ip helper-addresses on system — Command —————- show ip … Continue reading

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HP Procurve 5400 – Configuring sFlow

Configuring sFlow The following sFlow commands allow you to configure sFlow instances via the CLI.   — Command ———————————— [no] sflow <receiver-instance> destination <ip-address> [udp-port-num] ————————————————– Enables an sFlow receiver/destination. The receiver-instance number must be a 1, 2, or 3. … Continue reading

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