How to set date and time in iLO3 / iLO4 using SNTP and RIBCL scripts from Onboard Administrator in HP Proliant Blades

How to set date and time in iLO3 / iLO4 using SNTP and RIBCL scripts from Onboard Administrator in HP Proliant Blades

By default iLO is configured to use Date and Time information as set in the BIOS but that is not very reliable. I would have expected an iLO to connect with Onboard Administrator and get the time synced and we would only make sure our OA is synced with NTP server but here HPE asks ... Read more How to set date and time in iLO3 / iLO4 using SNTP and RIBCL scripts from Onboard Administrator in HP Proliant Blades

How to reset iLO4 password remotely using Onboard Administrator

Did you forgot password for your iLO4 web page? You can reset the same using your OA, either using RIBCL script or by connecting to your iLO via OA and then resetting the same Method 1 Using RIBCL scripts you can reset the password of your iLO web page In the below script replace "2" ... Read more How to reset iLO4 password remotely using Onboard Administrator

HP iLO4 command line interface (CLI) guide and cheatsheet with examples

HP iLO4 command line interface (CLI) guide and cheatsheet with examples

In my last article I had shared the steps to set up SNTP server on the iLO so that your blade is always in sync with your NTP server and it always reflects correct date and time as during troubleshooting with incorrect date and time it becomes impossible to analyse the problem. Here you can ... Read more HP iLO4 command line interface (CLI) guide and cheatsheet with examples

How to configure Shared Uplink Set Network in HP Flex Virtual Connect using CLI commands with example (cheatsheet)

How to configure Shared Uplink Set Network in HP Flex Virtual Connect using CLI commands with example (cheatsheet)

This article gives you CLI based commands and examples to configure your HPE Flex Virtual Connect from scratch Once you have your Virtual Connect the first thing you have to do is connect all the required Uplink ports with the switch before starting with the configuration. For this example I will configure a Shared Uplink ... Read more How to configure Shared Uplink Set Network in HP Flex Virtual Connect using CLI commands with example (cheatsheet)

How to perform disk replacement (software raid 1) in Linux (mdadm replace failed drive)

Ideally with RAID 1, RAID 5, etc once can easily do a hot HDD swap as they support mirroring at the hardware level but to do the same on a software raid 1 becomes tricky as ideally an OS shutdown is needed to avoid any application impact during the HDD swap. But with the article ... Read more How to perform disk replacement (software raid 1) in Linux (mdadm replace failed drive)

Collect Virtual Connect Support Dump of HP c-Class Blade Enclosures

Collect Virtual Connect Support Dump of HP c-Class Blade Enclosures

In my last article I showed the steps needed to collect Onboard Administrator and Virtual Connect Show All report. In this article I will show you the steps to collect Virtual Connect Support Dump from HP c-Class Enclosures. To collect the VC SupportDump you would need Virtual Connect Support Utility i.e. vcsu. You can download ... Read more Collect Virtual Connect Support Dump of HP c-Class Blade Enclosures