Setting up iLO 2

How to configure HP Integrated Lights-Out 2 (iLO) Step by Step

 The HP iLO 2 management processor provides multiple ways to configure,

update, operate, and manage servers remotely. The HP ProLiant Storage

Server comes preconfigured with iLO 2 default factory settings, including a

default user account and password. These settings can be found on the

iLO 2 Default Network Settings tag found on the front of the server.

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If iLO 2 is connected to a network running DNS and DHCP, you can use it

immediately without changing any settings.

To quickly setup iLO 2 using the default settings for iLO 2 Standard and

iLO 2 Advanced features, follow the steps below

1- Ensure that a network cable is connected to the iLO 2 port (1) located on the back of the storage server.

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2- If not using dynamic DHCP (IP addressing), you will need to input a

static IP address by using the direct attach method and the iLO 2 RBSU.

*During the POST press F8 when prompted to access the ILO configuration utility.

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3- If desired, you can change the default user name and password on

the administrator account to your predefined selections.

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5- Set up your user accounts, if using the local accounts feature.

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6- Activate iLO 2 advanced features by entering a license key from the

included ProLiant Essentials Integrated Lights-Out 2 Advanced Pack.

7- Access the HP ProLiant Storage Server using the iLO 2 Remote Console

functionality. Log in to the HP ProLiant  Server. The HP

ProLiant Storage Server Management console starts automatically.

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For more information on using HP iLO 2, see the HP Integrated Lights-Out 2

User Guide.Lights-Out 2 User Guide

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