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Opening firewall ports for iLO

If you want to access an iLO behind a firewall, there are some TCP ports that need to be opened on the firewall to allow all iLO traffic to flow through. ┬áHere is a list of the default ports used by iLO, but these can be modified on iLO’s Administration… Access… Services… tab.

How to Kill iLO 2 Remote VSP Connections

A new feature crept in unannounced in the recent iLO 2 v1.77 firmware update from HP: You can now kill / terminate Virtual Serial Port (VSP) sessions that are open or hung. This is a very useful when you need to connect to the VSP but you (or someone else) is already connected from another […]

Interpreting (decoding) NMI sources from IML log messages

If you are using the HP health drivers for ProLiant servers (or at least the hp-wdt driver), any system hangs or panics caused by NMI’s (non-maskable interrupts) will be logged to the IML (Integrated Management Log) and can be viewed using iLO. The IML log is on the System Status page of the iLO web […]