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I have a HP Server on Co-location that i administrate using HP Light-Out and remote desktop to windows.

The problem is that the Lights-Out ip now is gone (not working any longer) but the remote desktop ip works just fine. How can i access the Lights-Out web site from the remote server without knowing what ip it got, or is there a way to find it in windows?


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Do you know the particular server model and generation? E.g. ProLiant DL380 G5? – ewwhite Jan 24 '12 at 15:13

You would need to have the HP Management Agents (for your particular Windows Server version) installed in order to be able to run the hponcfg utility. This tool allows you to reprogram, reconfigure or reset your system's ILO.

If you can handle a reboot and smart hands is available for the remote facility, this manual process works as well.

Also see: Configuration of ILO port on HP servers

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search google 'HP Lights-Out Online Configuration Utility for Windows' or 'HP Lights-Out Online Configuration Utility for Linux' to access the following site:

C:\Program Files\HP\hponcfg>hponcfg /w iLo.xml

This will export the current settings from ILO, you can modify it then import it:

C:\Program Files\HP\hponcfg>hponcfg /f ilo.xml

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