DHCP switch and lost hives

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We have hives set to static IPs, but our network info changed before I had the chance to make the change in the hives. All I need is to set them to DHCP, but I can't connect to them due to the network info changing. How can I remedy this?
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Mike Block

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Posted 4 years ago

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Nick Lowe, Official Rep

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An easy way would be to factory reset them after setting the configuration as you want it in HiveManager and ensure a complete configuration upload is completed.
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BJ, Champ

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To dovetail Nick's advice, make sure your connected switch ports are set as access ports on a viable dhcp vlan after the factory reset. 
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Mike Block

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Thanks guys! Actually, I was able to set a computer to a manual IP in the same subnet as the old hive addresses. Then I was able to enter the old hive addresses in a web browser and the ONLY thing that you can configure from those sites are the connection scheme: DHCP or Manual. It's a refreshingly simple interface for an Aerohive product. I set them to DHCP and within a couple of minutes, they picked up the new ip reservations from my server. No reset necessary.