Dell PowerConnect CLI – Change Management IP

I locked myself out of the UI on one of my Dell switches today. I spent 20 minutes looking through Dell manuals until I found the answer.

To change the management IP of a Dell switch:

Console# configure

Console (config)# interface vlan 1

Console (config)# no ip address (Removes the existing IP)

Console (config)# ip address [IP] [subnet mask]

Console (config)# end

Console# copy run start

3 Responses to “Dell PowerConnect CLI – Change Management IP”

  1. Frenjon says:

    Just what I was looking for – thanx for sharing!

  2. bob says:

    Hi, this did not work for me.

    We have a pair of brand new power connect 5524

    When you plugin the serial console, you get a “>” prompt.

    No commands work, e.g.:

    Unknown parameter
    May be one from the following list:
    debug help

  3. Pavol says:

    Awesome, thanks!

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