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The iLO interface on this server is stuck in recovery mode. I've tried flashing the firmware via FTP per the iLO manual. It seems like the flash succeeds & the iLO interface resets, but it comes back up in recovery mode. System Management Homepage doesn't see the Management Processor & (needless to say) hponcfg doesn't either. Is there anything else I can try to get it working?

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Old server. Is there any chance you've had system board issues previously? Have you looked at the motherboard battery?

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It's going to be decommissioned soon & I don't want to replace the motherboard if I don't have to. SIM reports everything else is fine, so I think the mobo batt is prob OK. – churnd Mar 29 '12 at 20:46
Try clearing NVRAM, checking the system maintenance DIP switches and removing power for an extended period of time and powering back on. – ewwhite Mar 29 '12 at 20:56

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