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This tutorial describes a detailed procedure demonstrating how to configure a Trunk on a HP switch using the web interface.

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TUTORIAL

Open your browser, enter the IP address of your HP switch and access its configuration web interface.

switch hp configuracao ip inicial 2

When presented with the login prompt enter the following information:

  • Username: admin
  • Password: (no password)

After a successful login it will display the Switch's administrative interface menu.

 

switch hp configurar vlan interface web 1


Click the network menu and select the VLAN option.

 

switch hp configurar vlan interface web 2

  • Click on the Create option, enter the VLAN ID you want to create and click on the Create button.
  • Select your ID from the list presented and enter a description for your new VLAN

 

switch hp configurar vlan interface web 3

Note! In our example we created Vlans 7,100, 500 and 999
Note! The vlan 1 already exists by default on a HP switch


After the creation of your VLANs it will be possible to configure a port as trunk and associate VLANs to this trunk interface.

  • Click on modify port option and select the desired port.
  • Check the box to determine the type of link and select the TRUNK type.

 

 

switch hp configurar trunk interface web 1

  

After configuring the port type as trunk it will be possible to associate one or more VLANs to this port.

  • Click on modify port and select the desired port.
  • Select the check box UNTAGGED and enter a VLAN to be allowed on this trunk that will not require to be tagged. (default vlan)

switch hp configurar trunk interface web 2

 

  • Select the check box TAGGED and enter the VLANs allowed to use this trunk that will require to be tagged.

switch hp configurar trunk interface web 3

Note! Every device that does not have a specific vlan associated will be associated with VLAN 1 by default when using this trunk. (Not tagged)

  

 CONCLUSION

This tutorial presented the process of setting up a trunk on a HP switch.