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Connecting to HP 1910 J007A Switch via Console using Mac OS X Malvericks 10.9.3


Have a case to console in to HP 1910 J007A HP switch.

Using ATEN UC232A (Prolific?) S232 to SUB converter and a good console cable(RJ45 to S232).

Installation used as per here:

After driver installation, and after loading the kernel externsion using below command:

sudo kextload /System/Library/Extensions/ProlificUsbSerial.kext
i open up a terminal. in my case, i use iTerm for Mac.

the format for the screen syntax is as:


and HP's BAUD is 38400

so command:

screen /dev/tty.usbserial 38400

Login authentication


#Apr 23 12:49:06:656 2001 HP V1910 Switch SHELL/4/LOGIN:
 Trap login from Console
%Apr 23 12:49:06:806 2001 HP V1910 Switch SHELL/4/LOGIN: admin login from aux0
User view commands:
  initialize  Delete the startup configuration file and reboot system
  ipsetup     Specify the IP address of the VLAN inter…