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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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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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 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 ...
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SNMP - Value of CPU processor load not reflecting reality

Trying to plot CPU load on my server, with the following hardware: ProLiant DL360p Gen8 (same behavior on ProLiant DL360 G7). The machine is running VMWare ESXi5.1 To create a CPU spike I run dd ...
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Accessing temperature data on ESXi5.1?

For ESXi5.1 (VMWare vSphere) images, I can see temperature data on the vSphere user interface (under Monitor / Hardware Status). I tried scouring the available snmp data using snmpwalk, but can't find ...
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HP ILO holding a IP but I am not using the ILO ports

I have three HP servers on my domain. One of them is tying up one of my IP's for an ILO management page but I do not have any network cabling connected to the ILO port on any of these servers. How ...
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Why does the CentOS 5.8 install give an error about CD-ROM drive when using HP ILO?

CentOS 5.8 I'm trying to install CentOS 5.8 on the following system with the following specs: HP DL360e Gen8 HP Dynamic Smart Array 8320i RAID Controller ILO 4 v1.05 I'm connecting the ISO to ...
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Why and/or how is something to replying to pings as 0.0.0.0?

Question for someone who knows a lot more about networking than I do... So, long story shortish, I had an issue with a remote server tonight that I couldn't get corrected over ILO (HP's out-of-band ...
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ILO/DRAC like device for desktop

Does anyone know if there is some price friendly hardware like HP ILO/Dell DRAC for desktop PC (home server)? I prefer PCI/PCIe form. All I need is access to COM port and remote power cycle. Thanks ...
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HPONCFG use variable as input instead file?

I'm currently writing a script to get all the embedded health of an ILO. What I want is to avoid to create file, so I've create my xml request but I tried with no success with the /i parameter of ...
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Can't enter iLO3 at bootup (HP ProLiant DL360 G7)

At first I thought this was a fluke, but I've now built well over 50 of these servers and I can't seem to find a solution. We are deploying HP DL360 G7's. Before you used to be able to hit F8 during ...
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HP iLO2/3 cli: send NMI

I want to send a Non-Maskable Interrupt (NMI) to the system over the HP iLO2/3 cli. Unfortunately I don't know the correct syntax or target: hpiLO-> nmi status=2 status_tag=COMMAND PROCESSING ...
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DL380 G7: Not able to access ILO on DL380 via ssh from a client

I have problem where I can't access my ILO(ssh to ILO IP) thru client which is in different network.I am able to ping ILO IP thru this clinet but ssh access is not possible. Is it possible to have ...
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Securing DRAC/ILO [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is iLO safe enough to be hung on the WAN This might be a dumb question but DRAC/ILO both have HTTP server interfaces. If I were trolling IP's port 80 on and I came ...
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Remote RIB iLO on Proliant via RIBCL

I'm trying to automate a process for our Ops. The process requires that some windows servers running on blades are shut down, left down for a few hours, the restarted when some other processes ...
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Can I setup static routes through ILO card?

I am setting up a network and I have an HP Blade 380 G7 server with its own ILO module. I am going to be giving users access to this box and have segmented the ILO card off. I am wondering 2 things. ...
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HP Proliant 380 G4 iLO stuck in recovery mode

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 ...
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Entering BIOS via HP iLo2 remote console

I want to enter BIOS remotely via HP iLo2 remote console. However, I tried to press F8,F10,Esc-8 and Esc-10. None of them works. Could someone teach me how to do so? Thank you. Regards, yuwen
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Real benefits of serial console servers (with modern server hardware)?

I'm working in a new environment that makes heavy use of serial console servers for server management. They are augmented with switched PDUs for power management. They are not using the DRAC ...
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Can I reset an HP p-class enhanced blade chassis iLO to defaults manually?

I just came into possession of a p-class HP BladeSystem enhanced chassis with eight BL25p blades and two CGESM interconnects. I didn't get a SUVI cable so I can't interact wit the blades directly. I ...
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linux - HP BLADE machines - identify the Server name from my Linux OS

I have a Linux machine (RedHat version release 5.6) in HP BLADE Hardware I am trying to find a solution to identify the server name from my Linux OS (Linux installed in the HP Blade HW), (Server ...
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Configuration of ILO port on HP servers

I have a HP server that has ILO port. How can i configure it to use from remote location? server os is debian-squeez.
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RHEL 5.2 installing on ProLiant BL460c - hangs at 'now booting the kernel'

As the title states, I have a problem. This server and the installation disc are also on the other side of the world to me so... So far, I have tried to start the install with the parameters: linux ...
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iLO from iPhone

Does anyone know of an iPhone app that could interrogate iLO and present a summary of box's health information? A thin client that talks to another component that in turn talks to the iLO would work ...
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Setting the timeout for HP iLO VSP in order to catch kernel panic

So i have a server that has locked up twice recently. What i want to do is catch any kernel panic/oops written to the serial console. I can ssh in and start the VSP and i'm running my SSH session in ...
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Is iLO safe enough to be hung on the WAN

I am wondering if iLO is safe enough to be hung on the WAN, I looked for some articles but could not find any ? How do you guys secure iLO ? Do you put it behind a firewall ? Would you use a ...
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Power management over IPMI and HP iLO2

I tried to reboot server over IPMI and the integrated service processor/BMC. It worked for IBM server with an Integrated Management Module (IMM), but failed with HP iLO2 (FW v2.05). I used ...
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monitor directly into a blade?

I have an iLO blade enclosure with a few blades in it. Is there anyway to plug a monitor directly into a blade? keyboard and mouse would also be required. thanks
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HP dl170 g6 and LO100 (iLO) - Can't boot from virtual media

I'm trying to make an HP DL170 G6 server boot via the "virtual media" feature. The system doesn't even try to boot from the virtual media, it seems unable to see it! Here's the test we've been doing: ...