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5–4 MULTILINK ML1600 ETHERNET COMMUNICATIONS SWITCH – INSTRUCTION MANUAL
IMPORTANCE OF AN IP ADDRESS CHAPTER 5: IP ADDRESSING
The bootimg argument is only valid with the bootp type. This option allows the switch to
load the image file from the bootp server. This is useful when a new switch is placed on a
network and the IT policies are set to load a specific image which is supported and tested
by IT personnel.
bootcfg argument is valid only with the bootp type. This option allows the
switch to load the configuration file from the bootp server. This is useful when a new
switch is put on a network and the specific configurations are loaded from a centralized
The following example changes the boot mode of the switch:
ML1600# set bootmode type=bootp bootimg=enable bootcfg=disable
Network application image download is enabled.
Network application config download is disabled.
Save Configuration and Restart System
Alternately, the DHCP/bootp/manual can be enabled through the EnerVista Secure Web
Management software as shown below. Select the Administration > System menu item,
then click Edit.
Alternately, select items in the Administration > Set menu to individually modify the boot
mode, date and time, log size, etc.