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Display Switch Information On HP E Series and A Series

If on your HP e series switch or the a series switch you want information such as the switchs MAC address or the switchs serieal number then this can be ran with a simple command.

On the HP e series swithc we use the command

show system-information

This gives us information such as, time zone, MAC address, the switch serieal number, how much memeory the deive has and is using. The bios revision and also the software revision.

Ive ran the command below and this is the output.

AllenSwitch(config)#    show    system-informationStatus    and    Counters    –    General    System    Information

System    Name    :    AllenSwitch
System    Contact    :
System    Location    :

MAC    Age    Time    (sec)    :    300

Time    Zone    :    0
Daylight    Time    Rule    :    None

Software    revision    :    H.10.83    Base    MAC    Addr    :    000e7f-a37300
ROM    Version    :    H.08.02    Serial    Number    :    TW405PC06K

Up    Time    :    4    mins    Memory    –    Total    :    15,973,944
CPU    Util    (%)    :    3    Free    :    10,556,680

IP    Mgmt    –    Pkts    Rx    :    0    Packet    –    Total    :    1998
Pkts    Tx    :    0    Buffers    Free    :    1874
Lowest    :    1869
Missed    :    0


procurve system information
If you would like the get information from your a series ( comware ) switch then you would run the command below.

display device manuinfo

Again, this will give you manafacturer date of the switch, the switch serial number and MAC address etc.

Tags: HP, hp procurve, system information

Allen White

Allen is an IT Consultant and holds the following accreditations. MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, CCA, CCSP, VCP 4,5, 6 and HP ASE, AIS - Network Infrastructure.

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