iLO typically stands for 'Integrated Lights-Out" which is a form of out-of-band management interface for HP Server products.

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How to enable non-default nic for pxe booting?

Is there a automatic way to do this using RIBCL ? I need to change 500+ nodes...going to bios and manually changing is not an option.
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Any app to manage a servers and remote console? [closed]

I can't find a software to manage servers, connect to remote console, reboot, power cycle, see temperatures etc, only if I enter by the management IP and one by one server. iDRAC, iLO are also part ...
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iLO 2 remote console NO VIDEO?

my HP ProLiant DL380 G6 server is running fine but iLO does not show any image "no video when" iLO firmware has been upgraded to latest version --> 2.25 04/14/2014 I am using internet explorer 11 to ...
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Which STONITH hardware for power fencing?

I'd like to setup a two node high availability cluster using corosync/pacemaker/drbd. For that, of course, I need fencing. As far as I understand, all IPMI/iLO/... solutions do the job, but only as ...
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Isn't Ctrl-Alt-Delete on Linux *really* dangerous?

Is the default Ctrl-Alt-Delete shutdown -r functionality on Linux systems a dangerous feature? Years ago, when I deployed physical systems with attached keyboards and monitors, I'd sometimes modify ...
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Firmware update failures due to filesystem corruption on iLO3

I have a few dozen HP servers with iLO3 cards where the firmware update fails. When I try to update by uploading the .bin file via the web interface, I get a nondescript message saying "The last ...
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HP iLO 4 & OpenSSL 'ChangeCipherSpec' MiTM Vulnerability

The Nessus scanner is flagging 'High risk with sig 74326' after the latest rule updates to all HP iLO cards. This is specifically about the OpenSSL 'ChangeCipherSpec' MiTM Vulnerability. It appears ...
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Unable to sign iLO certificate signing request

Im trying to sign a csr generated from iLO with our local OpenSSL Certificate Authority, however, I receive the following error: [root@ca CA]# openssl ca -in ilo6.csr -out ilo-esx01.crt Using ...
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HP DL180 G6: where is temp sensor #21

With the warmer summer days starting to hit, my server is increasingly going into thermal protection shutdown due to temp sensor #21 reaching critical level (58*C), as reported in ILO. The fans are ...
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HP Proliant G7 hardware RAID configuration automation with ribcl

I have been trying to automate hardware RAID configuration of HP proliant machines before OS installation (So I can not use hpacucli) ssh into iLO3 doesn't have option for RAID configuration I use ...
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ssh to ILO on a DL380 gives key_verify failed for server_host_key

When I try to do connect to the ILO 4 of a DL380 I get the following error: ssh -vvv ilo@me2_ilo OpenSSH_4.3p2, OpenSSL 0.9.8e-fips-rhel5 01 Jul 2008 debug1: Reading configuration data ...
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ILO2 Active Directory integration

I have a problem with ILO2 integration with Active Directory. Server ProLiant DL580 G5 I can't login to ILO2 via my Active Directory account. I try loginname (testuser or testuser@domain.local) and ...
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Access RBSU on ML350 G6 remotely

We have a remote server having issues and the HP Support guy suggested to "Disable No-Execute Memory Protection in the server BIOS." This is easy if you have the server onsite and there are many ...
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HP BladeSystem c3000 Enclosure : Ilo : Python : get_asset_tag() Not working

I try to connect to a HP Blade Server (HP BladeSystem c3000 Enclosure ) using Python's HP-ILO module. obj=hpilo.Ilo('172.8.2.29', login='Administrator', password='<redacted>', timeout=60, ...
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Best way to hide ILO/IPMI management port and not using public IPs

I have 5 servers, each has one internet port and one ipmi port, so I am using 10 external IPs. Its a bit problem with a provider to get more IPs and also I want to hide IPMI ports since sometimes ...
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HP ProLiant - Does ILO 2 Advanced offer additional SNMP or IPMI features?

We've got ML350 G5 servers with iLO 2 standard license. Does upgrading to higher iLO license will unlock new SNMP or IPMI data registers? If it will, which ones?
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your security settings have blocked a self-signed application from running

I'm trying to use Integrated Lights-Out 2 (aka iLO)'s Virtual Media (which is Java based applet) and I'm getting following error(s): Application Blocked by Security Settings Your security settings ...
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Sideband on HP ILO2 and initial in-OS setup possible?

Is it possible to configure sideband (ILO being physically accessed from one of the main NICs as opposed to the dedicated ILO NIC) for the ILO2? Also is it possible to configure the ILO2 initially ...
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Can you update HP firmware via iLO virtual disk?

Simple question - can you do this? Right now we have a server in a remote data center with no ability to get anyone on site. We recently had a HP tech there to swap out a failed disk, however the disk ...
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HP ILO utility for Ubuntu - hponcfg fails due to missing hp-ilo package

I'm working with an Ubuntu-based system running on an HP ProLiant DL360p Gen8 server. I prefer to install HP's management agents when I can for full hardware monitoring/configuration capabilities. ...
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What are the functional differences in iLO 4 and iDRAC 7? [closed]

What are the functional differences in iLO 4 and iDRAC 7? Mainly in the working, features and what we can do with them. Please give a formal difference between them. It would be really helpful if you ...
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Redirect tty out to serial?

Im trying to debug an issue we are having with netbooting a RedHat box. The anaconda installer scribbles useful log data to the second virtual terminal (Ctrl-Alt-F2) but I would like to be able to see ...
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Check if an iLO board installed on a Windows machine

How can I check if a iLO-Board is installed on a Windowsmachine? I would like to do it via a script (python prefered). I thought about checking the connectionport. E.g.: If the iLO is connected via ...
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HP ProLiant DL360 G7 Server reconfigure iLO using ipmitool

I am struggling with an HP machine that has an iLO card that for some reason has gone off the radar. I can ping the card, but that's pretty much everything I can do with it. The host is running a ...
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Anyone found a way to access HP ILO via XML API from PowerShell?

Is there a way to use HP's XML API for ILO with PowerShell's Invoke-RestMethod and/or Invoke-WebRequest?
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CPQLOFG XML “Syntax error”

HP Lights-Out Configuration Utility- CPQLOCFG v. 4.00 dated 04/04/2012 Whatever input I use, whether a sample file from the HP Web site, whether an empty file or whether a file just containing ...
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Renci.SSHNet and HP ILO 4

I am using Renci.SSHNet to connect to HP iLO processors. Generally this works fine and I can connect and run several commands and disconnect. However, I noticed that a few new servers that use iLO 4 ...
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hp ilo “remote console undefined”

After upgrading my server (HP DL360p Gen8) to the latest ILO 4.30 I have such error What should I do and how to fix my problem? I do not have physical access to my server and so now I have no ...
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ESXi 5.x unable to start sfcbd for hardware monitoring

I've been trying to configure my ESXi server to take advantage of hardware monitoring via iLO drivers. However, no matter what I do to try and start the sfcbd service, I get a list of menu options. ...
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Finding a shut down server

I recently started in a company that hasn't done some proper inventory on the server infra, now one of our servers has shut down and we cannot find it! dont even know if its a VM or a box. Is there ...
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Monitoring HP Proliant iLO whith perl script in Nagios

I'm trying to monitor an iLO with this script: ...
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Getting iLO logs for a specific period

I am fetching iLO event logs remotely using cpqlocfg.exe and script Get_iLO_Log.xml. But this gives complete event logs and there is no parameter that can be set to get the logs only for a specific ...
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Configuring HP Proliant iLO using hponcfg

I am configuring an iLO using hponcfg by logging into the machine remotely and running hponcfg with scripts Mod_Directory.xml and then with Mod_Network.xml. I am enabling the DHCP on the device. But ...
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Refresh a specific page in ilo 4

I use iLo 4 for my HP dl380 gen 8. I access iLo webpage using internet explorer 10. (Although I would gladly use another browser if anyone can recommend a better one for iLo access). How can I ...
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Graphing temperature over time for HP iLo 4

Server: HP DL380p Gen 8, running latest iLo 4. One sensor, Sensor #25 for the HD Controller, tends to run a bit hot when compared to the other sensors. It tends to read 75 C. Caution temp is 100 C. ...
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esxi 5.0 free + ilo3 + hp DL380 G7 = no ability to hardware monitor without HP SIM or vmware non-free?

ok so as stated in the subject line i have an HP DL380 G7 running esxi 5.0 free and an ILO3. Is there any way for me to get some decent monitoring of the hardware without paying any extra money for a ...
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Batch reset all iLO passwords via command line

I would like to batch reset all the iLO passwords on our HP Blade chassis without having to login to each one via the HTTPS website. How can I reset the root and administrator iLO passwords via the ...
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HP Proliant ML150 G5 - Hyper V Server - 2012 - Hardware Monitoring

I've inherited a HP Proliant ML150 Gen5, I've installed Microsoft's free Hyper-V Server 2012, with minimal issue. I'm running VM's without issue, however I'm wondering what I can do for hardware ...
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No video on ILO3 (DL580 G7) after booting debian live

I'm having a problem with booting a Debian Live CD via iLO3 on a HP DL580 G7: In the moment the boot process finishes, the video on the iLO Java Console goes away and it just says 'No Video'. ...
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DL380 G4 dead after erasing NVRAM

Got a used HP ProLiant DL380 G4 server. It was at least able to start from an Ubuntu live CD a few days ago. When I connected the iLO-port to a router with DHCP server iLO 1.62 was accessibly using ...
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Updating ILO on HP DL380 G7 fails due to firmware version gap

I tried updating several HP Proliant DL380 G7 ILOs today to firmware version 1.50. Some had 1.15, some had 1.26. Those with the older revision refused to accept the firmware blob, the newer ones did ...
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Mass configure ILO?

Is it possible to mass change ILO settings with HP Systems Insight Manager? I am looking for an automated method of getting all my organizations servers power settings configured the same Ilo. ...
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Password setting for IPMI in Linux

I am trying to configure IPMI in my HP ProLiant Servers. Configuration looks successful , but somewhat confused with the 'Administrator' user account . Following are some information on IPMI in one ...
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Two HP iLOs have gone unresponsive, and are in a colo. Is there any way to remotely troubleshoot?

We have two DL360 G5s that suddenly lost iLO connectivity. They are at a remote site, so I cannot do any physical troubleshooting (yet). Is there any way I can remotely troubleshoot the iLO? Currently ...
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A way around a device that does not support IPv6?

I have an issue and I am trying to come up with a solution around it. The problem: I have 3 HP servers which have both iLO and iLO2 management controllers. Both of these do not support IPv6. I am ...
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HP iLO2 and IPv6

Does anyone know if the HP iLO2 controller has support for IPv6 as its interface address? I have seen something about the iLO3 controllers supporting IPv6 but I am unable to find anything talking ...
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Can you enable the ILO NIC on HP servers remotely?

I suppose I am 99.99% sure it cannot be done since you need either ILO IP or DNS name to connect, but I'm hoping to be proven wrong. Is there a trick perhaps to enable it via RIBCL and cpqlocfg.exe?
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HP ILO 2 XML POST

I am using the following code on my ilo 3 or 4 machines successfully in order to get a response and parse it for information: public string doiLO3Request(string requestRibcl) { ...
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HP ILO 3 gives XML syntax errors with hponcfg utility

I have an HP ProLiant DL360 G7 server running VMWare ESX 4.1. The system board on the server was changed months ago following a lightning strike at the facility. The HP technician reprogrammed the ...
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I configured HP ILO, now I get hponcfg errors

Just installed I-Lo a few days back to one of my servers (Proliant DL380 G7). Lights-Out Online Configuration Utility picked up a DHCP based IP address and I changed it to static. Lights-Out said it ...