Solved

reset config of procurve 3500yl switch

Posted on 2008-06-18
5
10,196 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I'm assuming this is a simple question.
I've been configuring a new 3500yl switch to replace an old switch and I've got part of the config wrong.  We have other 3500's in our network and I'm using them to base my config, but I've done something different and just want to start over.  Is there a command I can use to restore it to factory default?

Thanks,

Dan
0
Comment
Question by:yorkschool
5 Comments
 
LVL 32

Accepted Solution

by:
harbor235 earned 125 total points
ID: 21812341

To reset the switch to factory default settings, locate both the Clear and the Reset buttons.  Depress them simultaneously.  Release the Reset button, and hold Clear only until the self test LED begins to blink.  This entire process takes less than 2 seconds.  The switch will reboot with factory default settings.
 
 

harbor235 ;}
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:yorkschool
ID: 31468300
That worked like a charm!  

Thanks,

Dan
0
 

Expert Comment

by:mpiib
ID: 23506464
The time from releasing the Reset button until the test LED starts to blink requires around 20 seconds.
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:SjoerdvW
ID: 25133416
You can also use the CLI command "erase startup-config" and reload the switch
0
 

Expert Comment

by:TPS Support
ID: 37297835
invalid input: erase
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem.   Tips on how to secure IoT devices, even the dumbest ones, so they can't be used as part of a DDoS botnet.  Use PRTG Network Monitor as one of the building blocks, to detect unusual…
Most of the applications these days are on Cloud. Cloud is ubiquitous with many service providers in the market. Since it has many benefits such as cost reduction, software updates, remote access, disaster recovery and much more.
Viewers will learn how to connect to a wireless network using the network security key. They will also learn how to access the IP address and DNS server for connections that must be done manually. After setting up a router, find the network security…
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question