Mass configure ILO?

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Mass configure ILO? – Managing your servers can streamline the performance of your team by allowing them to complete complex tasks faster. Plus, it can enable them to detect problems early on before they get out of hand and compromise your business. As a result, the risk of experiencing operational setbacks is drastically lower.

But the only way to make the most of your server management is to perform it correctly. And to help you do so, this article will share nine tips on improving your server management and fix some problem about windows, hp, hp-proliant, 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. Basically I want all my servers enabled for “Automatically Power On Server” and “Power delay to 30 seconds”

How do I go about this? I have looked all over the interface but am not seeing an obvious method of achieving this.

So far I have created a group but cant see a a way of changing the power settings and mass deploy it.

Systems Insight Manager 7.0.0 – Windows
80+ Hp Proliant G4, G5, G6 and G7 Servers.

Solution :

You can prepare a XML file containing the settings and use a script that pushes it out to all nodes you want to update.

An example of how to do this can be found here

On how to prepare the XML (RIBCL) file, see the HP Lights Out Scripting Guide

This could either be a case for ILO scripting using the hponcfg online configuration utility or possibly conrep (to mass-apply BIOS settings). The problem I see is that the ILO and server power capabilities are different between the G4 and G7 systems, for example…

So you may have to do this in batches of like-generation servers.

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