Aug 19

Step 1: Connect COM port of the computer to the console port of the switch with a RS-232 serial cable.

Step 2: Open hyperterminal on the computer and configure as followed:

  • Bits per second: 9600
  • Data bits: 8
  • Parity: None
  • Stop bits: 1
  • Flow Control: None

Launch the hyperterminal monitor and Power cycle the switch.
When it boots up, log in using the default user name, admin, and no password.
Press Enter to get the console# prompt.

Step 3: Set an IP address on the switch.
Note: The IP address needs to be on the same subnet as your computer.

Step 4: Open a web browser, such as Internet Explorer or Netscape, and enter the IP address, that you set in the previous step, in the address bar.

eg. .

Step 5: You will be prompted for a user name and password.The default user name is admin and there is no password. Select OK.

Step 6: Select Basic Setup, from the top. Under Vlan, on the left side, select Properties.


Step 7: Click the Create button and use the following configuration:
Click Submit.

Step 8: Go back to Vlan, on the left side, and select Properties again.
Select Show All.
You should now see both your Vlans
ie. 1 and 2.


Step 9: Under Vlan.
Select Membership. You should see Vlan 1 the default port settings.


Step 10: Select the ports you wish to assign to Vlan 2.
In this example we use ports 3, 4 and 5 for our Vlan 2.

Step 11: In the example port 5 is being configured for Vlan 2 Selecting Vlan ID 2 and Selecting the number 5 just above port 5.

Select Untagged and press Submit.


Step 12: To save your settings, select File Management, from the left side. Choose Copy Files.

Step 13: Select the radio button next to Copy Configuration.

Set Source to Running Configuration.
Set Destination to Startup Configuration.
Press Submit.


Step 14: Press Close.

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