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Recovery lost firmware HP5120EI

Occasional Contributor

Recovery lost firmware HP5120EI

I have lost my firmware for some reason

Now i don't know how to recovery it, could someone help me how to recovery firmware for the switch HP5120EI

Honored Contributor

Re: Recovery lost firmware HP5120EI



Configure a pc with static IP and tftp server, ensure to have the firmware available through the tftp server.

Connect your pc to the switch (not sure if first port is required).

Make console connection on switch, power-cycle, then press CTRL-B when prompted.

Follow the menu instructions (set IP, download TFTP), that should be all.


Good luck !

Esteemed Contributor

Re: Recovery lost firmware HP5120EI

Note that you have to be quick on the Ctrl-B - it doesn't give you much time; maybe 2-3 seconds.