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HP Procurve 5406zl Switch - How to reboot (Web Interface/Command Prompt)

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Im new to the HP Switches, i need to reboot on this Friday evening. I have saved the config via write mem command. I want the config to stay on there when i reboot. What is the command to reboot this switch.

Thanks in advance.
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Issue a "reload" at the CLI. As long as you've saved the configuration, you're good to go.
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Will it ask any questions when i issue the reload command?
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It may ask if you want to save the config first. Since you already did you don't have to answer with a yes (but you could).

And it will also ask if you're sure you want to reboot. That one you will have to agree to.
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Can it be rebooted through the web interface?
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Sure.

IIRC:

Diagnostics -> Device Reset
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Thanks!!! What about saving the current config through the web interface?
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Sorry...I have a bunch of questions...When is says device reset? Does it actually reset it, like to a default config or factory settings or does it actually just reboot and keep the current config? Thanks again.
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No. It's a reboot.

The only way to reset the config is to issue a write erase and then reload the switch.

I suggest that you refer to the 5400 Management and Configuration Guide. It has all of this information.
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