Want to learn how to restore BIOS default parameters using Redfish? • How to switch from the iLO shared network port to the dedicated port? • How to get this property using Redfish? • How to set that attribute using Redfish? This article proposes a...
The HPE DC-IA team has created an easy-to-use solution for customers with HPE Gen9 servers to enable configuration automation with Chef. This blog serves as an introduction to this integration and a spring-board to help customers...
Support Pack for ProLiant (SPP) is the official HPE distribution of updates to the ProLiant family of server. It is an ISO image, which customers typically download from HPE website. Once locally available it can be mounted on a ProLiant server and...
Security is a vital part of any server. On our Enterprise servers we provide an option for Encryption Enforcement. However, Mac computers ship with an older version of Openssl, a vital component for our python-ilorest-library. In this blog we will...
In addition to standardizing CRUD (Create Read Update Delete) operations on infrastructure objects, the Redfish specification proposes an event subscription service implemented on HPE Gen9 iLO 4. This service can be seen as a modern alternative to...
In this article, we discuss another use case where you can leverage the Single Sign on (SSO) feature in OneView to create user accounts in iLO for Blade servers. We will use PowerShell as script language to automate the operations.
Thanks to HPE for providing the ilorest python API opening an entire avenue to developers for managing their servers; they can combine it with their favorite deployment tool (i.e. Puppet, Ansible) or other management tools like OneView, ICsp as...
When configuring a new server, you will invariably get SSL warnings when logging into the iLO webserver. These warnings are there to inform you that the SSL certificate has not been installed yet. This post will walk you through the...
François Donzé is a Technical Consultant in the Server Division
Very often since the implementation of the Redfish standard in HPE ProLiant servers, I get questions similar to: “How do I get the value of this iLO parameter using Redfish?” or “H[read more]
Guest blog by Vivek Bhatia - DevOps Consultant, DCIA COE, TS R&D
HPE servers have been the first choice for customers around the globe for decades, and there is a pressing need to enable automated configuration of these servers within data centers. Logging into thousands of[read more]
Automation of Support Pack for ProLiant in HPE OneView
Support Pack for ProLiant (SPP) is the official HPE distribution of updates to the ProLiant family of server. It is an ISO image, which customers typically download from HPE website. Once locally available i[read more]
Guest blog by Kevin Chang - HPE Servers Software Developer
Security is a vital part of any server. On our Enterprise servers we provide an option for Encryption Enforcement. However, Mac computers ship with an older version of Openssl, a vital component for our python-il[read more]
Traps versus event subscriptions
The Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) uses a “trap” mechanism to report asynchronous events generated by managed nodes toward pre-configured management consoles. All events are sent on the network and then processed by the managem[read more]
Sometimes, you may need to replicate your current HPE OneView configuration to another HPE OneView instance in your environment. Obviously, you can use the built-in functions backup/restore in HPE OneView to perform the operation. However, the backup operation will save all settings, [read more]
In this article PowerShell-defined infrastructure at your fingertips!, we gave an overview of POSH-OneView, the ultimate library of HPE OneView functions. The library is a collection of PowerShell functions that virtually allows administrators to create, query, and modify virtually an[read more]
This article Leveraging HPE OneView Single Sign On to iLO Management Processors explained the concept of using the Single-Sign On feature of HPE OneView to login to ILO management processor without providing iLO credentials. It also provided examples using HPE OneView REST API as well[read more]
Thanks to HPE for providing the ilorest python API opening an entire avenue to developers for managing their servers; they can combine it with their favorite deployment tool (i.e. Puppet, Ansible) or other management tools like OneView, ICsp as described in several articles in this Bl[read more]
Invariably, when working on a new server with iLO you will encounter an SSL certificate warning similar to this one in firefox. I will walk you through some of the reasons why this exists, and how you can fix it. In the simplest sense, this message exists because your browser d[read more]