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HPE RESTful Interface Tool

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Type: Utility - Tools
Version: 2.3.1(2 Jul 2018)
Operating System(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (x86-64)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server (x86-64)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (AMD64/EM64T)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
File name: ilorest-2.3.1-3.x86_64.rpm (7.8 MB)
Command line tool for interacting with iLO RESTful interface

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Added command to guide users through creation of an install set.
  • Added maintenance window command.
  • Added new options for invoking install sets.

To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with this SHA-256 Checksum value:

19922e107c0c61028b38b0c6a09b0ec6619b0c4fdc0193cf98e73154720b2416 RPMS/x86_64/ilorest-2.3.1-3.x86_64.rpm

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is not required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

Login as the system administrator (root), download the RPM to a directory on your hard drive and change to that directory.

To install the package, type:

  • rpm -ivh <packagename>.rpm

After installation, the ilorest command is now available to use.


End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Version:3.0.1 (29 Jan 2020)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Fixed serverclone SSA usage.
  • Fixed serverclone benign error appearing when performing a load.

Version:3.0.0 (20 Dec 2019)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Added support for SSL certificate verification
  • Added support in the iloaccount command to add and remove user certificates
  • Added Tab complete support in interactive mode to read schema data of properties
  • Updated ilofederation command to match iloaccounts

Version:2.5.1 (23 Sep 2019)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Fixed error validating system unique properties when using load command and Bios. selector.
  • Fixed some issues patching certain properties in serverclone.

Version:2.5.0 (5 Jul 2019)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Added Persistent Memory Commands
  • Added the ability to select controllers by Slot in Smart Array commands.

Version:2.4.1 (4 Apr 2019)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • New Commands
    • serverclone: Used for saving and loading iLO, Bios, and Smart Array configurations. Can be used to save from one system and load it to many or for backups.
    • backuprestore: Saves and loads a backup iLO config file. Can only load a file from the same system that the file came from.
    • onebuttonerase: Performs and monitors the One Button Erase process for server re-purpose and decommission.
    • directory: Configures and shows LDAP and Kerberos directory settings for iLO as well as performs tests for directory connection.
  • New options
    • Save command option, --multisave, allows you to save more than one type to a single file.
  • Other important changes
    • The tool no longer force logs you out after committing. This will allow you to continue making changes on the same session.

Version:2.3.4 (31 Oct 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Fixed an issue with local AHS downloads.
Enhancements

  • Added command to guide users through creation of an install set.
  • Added maintenance window command.
  • Added new options for invoking install sets.

Version:2.3.3 (23 Oct 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Fixed an issue with the flashfwpkg command.
Enhancements

  • Added command to guide users through creation of an install set.
  • Added maintenance window command.
  • Added new options for invoking install sets.

Version:2.3.1 (2 Jul 2018)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Added command to guide users through creation of an install set.
  • Added maintenance window command.
  • Added new options for invoking install sets.

Version:2.2.2 (16 Feb 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Resolves issue in RESTful Interface Tool version 2.20 which prevented usage of the --biospassword flag.


Version:2.2 (5 Feb 2018)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Added support for local iLO High Security mode.

Added ipprofiles command.

Added FIPS mode.


Version:2.1 (12 Oct 2017)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Support for NVDIMM commands.


Version:2.0 (12 Jul 2017)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Adding support for iLO 5.


Version:1.5.1 (25 Jan 2017)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Support for iLO “Enforce AES/3DES Encryption” mode.


Version:1.5 (10 May 2016)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Fixes and enhancements can be found in the release notes located here: http://www.hpe.com/support/restful_tool_rn_en


Version:1.4 (1 Apr 2016)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Fixes and enhancements can be found in the release notes located here: www.hpe.com/support/restful_tool_rn_en


Version:1.3 (27 Aug 2015)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Fixes and enhancements can be found in the release notes located here: www.hp.com/support/restful_tool_rn_en


Version:1.2 (26 Jun 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Fixes and enhancements can be found in the release notes located here: www.hp.com/support/restful_tool_rn_en


Version:1.1 (1 Apr 2015)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Added support for the following Gen9 Servers:

  • HP ProLiant ML110 Gen9 Server
  • HP Apollo 2000 Server
  • HP ProLiant WS460c Gen9 Server

Version:1.0 (30 Oct 2014)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Initial version.


Type: Utility - Tools
Version: 2.3.1(2 Jul 2018)
Operating System(s):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (x86-64)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server (x86-64)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (AMD64/EM64T)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12

Description

Command line tool for interacting with iLO RESTful interface

Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Added command to guide users through creation of an install set.
  • Added maintenance window command.
  • Added new options for invoking install sets.

Installation Instructions

To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with this SHA-256 Checksum value:

19922e107c0c61028b38b0c6a09b0ec6619b0c4fdc0193cf98e73154720b2416 RPMS/x86_64/ilorest-2.3.1-3.x86_64.rpm

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is not required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

Login as the system administrator (root), download the RPM to a directory on your hard drive and change to that directory.

To install the package, type:

  • rpm -ivh <packagename>.rpm

After installation, the ilorest command is now available to use.


Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Revision History

Version:3.0.1 (29 Jan 2020)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Fixed serverclone SSA usage.
  • Fixed serverclone benign error appearing when performing a load.

Version:3.0.0 (20 Dec 2019)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Added support for SSL certificate verification
  • Added support in the iloaccount command to add and remove user certificates
  • Added Tab complete support in interactive mode to read schema data of properties
  • Updated ilofederation command to match iloaccounts

Version:2.5.1 (23 Sep 2019)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Fixed error validating system unique properties when using load command and Bios. selector.
  • Fixed some issues patching certain properties in serverclone.

Version:2.5.0 (5 Jul 2019)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Added Persistent Memory Commands
  • Added the ability to select controllers by Slot in Smart Array commands.

Version:2.4.1 (4 Apr 2019)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • New Commands
    • serverclone: Used for saving and loading iLO, Bios, and Smart Array configurations. Can be used to save from one system and load it to many or for backups.
    • backuprestore: Saves and loads a backup iLO config file. Can only load a file from the same system that the file came from.
    • onebuttonerase: Performs and monitors the One Button Erase process for server re-purpose and decommission.
    • directory: Configures and shows LDAP and Kerberos directory settings for iLO as well as performs tests for directory connection.
  • New options
    • Save command option, --multisave, allows you to save more than one type to a single file.
  • Other important changes
    • The tool no longer force logs you out after committing. This will allow you to continue making changes on the same session.

Version:2.3.4 (31 Oct 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Fixed an issue with local AHS downloads.
Enhancements

  • Added command to guide users through creation of an install set.
  • Added maintenance window command.
  • Added new options for invoking install sets.

Version:2.3.3 (23 Oct 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Fixed an issue with the flashfwpkg command.
Enhancements

  • Added command to guide users through creation of an install set.
  • Added maintenance window command.
  • Added new options for invoking install sets.

Version:2.3.1 (2 Jul 2018)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Added command to guide users through creation of an install set.
  • Added maintenance window command.
  • Added new options for invoking install sets.

Version:2.2.2 (16 Feb 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Resolves issue in RESTful Interface Tool version 2.20 which prevented usage of the --biospassword flag.


Version:2.2 (5 Feb 2018)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Added support for local iLO High Security mode.

Added ipprofiles command.

Added FIPS mode.


Version:2.1 (12 Oct 2017)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Support for NVDIMM commands.


Version:2.0 (12 Jul 2017)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Adding support for iLO 5.


Version:1.5.1 (25 Jan 2017)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Support for iLO “Enforce AES/3DES Encryption” mode.


Version:1.5 (10 May 2016)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Fixes and enhancements can be found in the release notes located here: http://www.hpe.com/support/restful_tool_rn_en


Version:1.4 (1 Apr 2016)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Fixes and enhancements can be found in the release notes located here: www.hpe.com/support/restful_tool_rn_en


Version:1.3 (27 Aug 2015)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Fixes and enhancements can be found in the release notes located here: www.hp.com/support/restful_tool_rn_en


Version:1.2 (26 Jun 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Fixes and enhancements can be found in the release notes located here: www.hp.com/support/restful_tool_rn_en


Version:1.1 (1 Apr 2015)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Added support for the following Gen9 Servers:

  • HP ProLiant ML110 Gen9 Server
  • HP Apollo 2000 Server
  • HP ProLiant WS460c Gen9 Server

Version:1.0 (30 Oct 2014)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Initial version.


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