The default IP set is 192.168.1.254, so I need to change this to one of my reserved IP addresses.
To do this either console in, or directly connect the switch to your workstation (just make sure the default IP does not conflict with any internal addresses. You can just disable any other NIC's to stop that.
If you connect by console, make sure you have the following settings;
- 115200 bits per second
- 8 data bits
- no parity
- 1 stop bit
- no flow control
Once you connect the default user and password is;
It will prompt you to change the default password, you can either do this now or later.
Enter the following commands to change the management IP address (where x.x.x.x = IP address and y.y.y.y = Subnet Mask)
- conf t
- int vlan1
- ip add x.x.x.x y.y.y.y
- do wr me