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Configuration Guide - Basic Configuration

S1720, S2700, S5700, and S6720 V200R011C10

This document describes methods to use command line interface and to log in to the device, file operations, and system startup configurations.
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Logging In to a Device Through the Web System for the First Time (S1720)

Logging In to a Device Through the Web System for the First Time (S1720)

Pre-configuration Tasks

To facilitate device maintenance and use, S1720 switches allow for the first login using the Web system.

Before logging in to a device through the Web system, complete the following tasks:

  • Power on the device.
  • Ensure that the device has only the factory settings.

Default Settings

Table 5-3  Default settings for the device
Parameter Default Setting
User name admin
User level 15
Login IP address

With the factory settings on an S1720, the default IP address of VLANIF 1 is To prevent IP address conflict on the local network, users are advised to change the IP address of VLANIF 1 on the S1720 before constructing the network.


  1. Connect the PC to the device.

    Connect the PC to any Ethernet interface on the device.

  2. Configure an IP address for the PC.

    To ensure that the PC and device have reachable routes to each other, configure an IP address on the same network segment with the device IP address for the PC.

  3. Log in to the device through the Web system.

    Open the browser on the PC and access On the displayed Web system login page shown in Figure 5-7, enter the default user name admin and default password, and select a language for the Web system.

    Figure 5-7  First login page in the Web system

    To log in to the Web system, you must use Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 10.0, Internet Explorer 11.0, Firefox 53.0 to 59.0, or Google Chrome 54.0 to 66.0. If the browser version or browser patch version is not within the preceding ranges, the web page may not be properly displayed. Upgrade the browser and browser patch. In addition, the browser must support JavaScript.

  4. Access the password change page of the web system.

    On the web system login page, click GO or press Enter to access the password change page, as shown in Figure 5-8. Change the password and re-log in to the web system as prompted. You can manage and maintain the device after logging in to the web system.

    Figure 5-8  Password change page of the web system
    • The password change page is displayed during the login process only the first time you log in to the web system.
    • The password change page is displayed if your password will expire or has expired. To access the web system homepage, you must change the password.
    • For security purposes, a password must contain at least two types of the following: lowercase letters, uppercase letters, digits, and special characters (such as ! $ # %). In addition, the password cannot contain spaces or single quotation marks (').

Updated: 2019-10-21

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