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HowTo: HP Procurve v1910 – Enable the Secret Command Line Mode

Enable the Secret Command Line Mode

1. SSH into the switch.


 2. To enable the secret command line commands you have to type the following command:

_cmdline-mode on


 3. You will get a question. Answer this question with Yes.


 4. If you don’t have a password you will get a popup notification on the CLI, type in the following code:



 The default command line view is the User View. Type ? and press Enter, to list all available commands.

User view commands:

To view all system level commands, Type system-view and press Enter. To list all available commands type ? and press Enter.

System View: return to User View with Ctrl+Z.

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