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iLO Amplifier Pack - Installation

Performing initial registration

Prerequisites

Valid email address to receive activation key.

Procedure

  1. Go to the iLO Amplifier Pack registration webpage.

    Click here to access the iLO Amplifier Pack for registration .

  2. Enter user's first and last name and user's email address.

  3. Select the number of server licenses user want to register.

  4. Enter user's company name, city or town, state or province, country/region, and user's business phonenumber.

  5. Select the Email or Phone check box if user want to receive future emails or phone calls with offersand event news from HPE.

  6. Read the HPE Software Terms of Use and then select the check box.

  7. Click Register.

    A message stating that user's license registration is successful appears on the registration page, andHPE sends an email containing the following information:

    • A link to download the appliance installation image.

    • An Activation Key.

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Installing iLO amplifier pack

Prerequisites

  • Registration email from HPE containing the download link and activation key.

  • A host server configured with VMware ESXi 5.5 or later.

  • A laptop or desktop system that has VMware vSphere Client installed or a supported web browser.

Procedure

  1. Click the download link in the license registration email.

  2. Download and save the iLOAmplifierPack_1.30.zip and corresponding checksum file.

    NOTE: Use an appropriate checksum verification tool to verify the integrity of the downloaded files.
  3. Extract the iLOAmplifierPack.ova from the zip file.

  4. Use the VMware vSphere Client or a supported web browser to connect to any VMware ESXi server(v5.5 and later).

  5. Do one of the following:

    • If using the VMware vSphere Client, click File, click Deploy OVF Template, and then follow the on screen instructions.

    • If using a web browser, click Create/Register VM, click Deploy a virtual machine from an OV For OVA file, and then follow the on screen instructions.

  6. Once the image is imported, power on the VM.

    The VM might take some time to boot up. If DHCP is not supported, then it might take up to 5 minutes to boot up.

    After the VM has restarted, the first-time setup screen displays on the console.

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Installing iLO amplifier pack using windows hyper-V manager

Prerequisites

  • Registration email from HPE containing the download link and activation key.

  • A laptop or desktop system with 8GB of minimum available RAM and Hyper-V manager installed.

Procedure

  1. Click the appropriate download link in the license registration mail to download the zip for Hyper-VManager.

  2. . Download and save the iLOAmpPack_1.40_HyperV.zip and corresponding checksum file.

    NOTE: Use an appropriate checksum verification tool to verify the integrity of the downloaded files.
  3. Extract the iLOAmplifierPack folder from the zip file.

  4. In Hyper-V manager, go to Actions >Import virtual machine and select the previously extractedfolder named iLOAmplifierPack.

    NOTE: Do not use the New action to create a new virtual machine.
  5. Follow the onscreen instructions to set up the VM.

    NOTE: Hyper-V Manager will display an error on the Choose Import type step if a virtual machinewith the same image name already exists. Select the Copy the virtual machine (create a newunique ID) option to proceed.
  6. Once the image is imported, power on the VM.

    The VM might take some time to boot up. If DHCP is not supported, then it might take up to 5 minutesto boot up.

    After the VM has restarted, the first-time setup screen displays on the console.

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Performing initial setup on the iLO amplifier pack

Prerequisites

  • A VM deployed with the iLO Amplifier Pack OVF.

  • The VM reboot has been completed.

  • The Welcome screen is displayed on the console.

Procedure

  1. On the Welcome screen, click Initial Setup.

  2. Read the End User License Agreement (EULA), and then click Accept.

  3. Enter the following network settings, and then click Next. Use the arrow keys to navigate between settings and use Enter to modify the selected setting.

    1. Enable NIC 1 or NIC 2 or both as required.

    2. Optional. Enable or disable DHCPv4 or DHCPv6. If DHCP is disabled, enter the following:

      • Enter the static IPv4 or IPv6 address.

      • Enter the Subnet Mask for an IPv4 configuration or Prefix Length for an IPv6 configuration.

      • Enter the Default Gateway.

    3. Select the Management Network Port. NIC 1 is selected by default.

    4. Optional. Enter the Primary IPv4 or IPv6 DNS Server.

    5. Optional. Enter the Secondary IPv4 or IPv6 DNS Server.

  4. Change the time zone and NTP settings or accept the defaults, and then click Next.

  5. Set up the Administrator account by entering a Display Name and password, and then click Finish.

    The user name and password user enter here are the credentials user use to set up an initial Administrator account. Once the initial setup is complete, user can use iLO Amplifier Pack management settings to add additional users.

  6. When prompted, click Reboot.

    The system restarts and then a welcome screen appears displaying the IP address of the iLO Amplifier Pack management appliance.

Activating iLO amplifier pack

Prerequisites

An installation of iLO Amplifier Pack on a VM that has been rebooted.

Procedure

  1. Browse to the IP address shown on the welcome screen on the VM console.

  2. Log on to the iLO Amplifier Pack management appliance using the credentials user entered when user setup the initial user account.

  3. When prompted, copy the Activation Key from registration email and paste it into the License Key field.

  4. Click Activate.

    The iLO Amplifier Pack management dashboard appears.

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Verifying the installation

Prerequisites

  • User privileges

    • Configure Manager

    • Configure Manager with Security

  • An activated installation of the iLO Amplifier Pack

Procedure

  1. On the dashboard page, click the information icon in the upper right corner of the page. The About screen appears.

  2. Verify information, and then click OK.

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