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HP Lights-Out Online Configuration Utility for Windows x64 Editions

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Type: Software - Lights-Out Management
Version: 5.3.0.0(2 Apr 2019)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 | View all
Multi-part download
File name: cp037416.compsig (2.0 KB)
File name: cp037416.exe (1.5 MB)
This smart component contains the HP Lights-Out Online Configuration Utility for MS Windows 2008 x64 Edition, MS Windows 2012 Edition and MS Windows 2016 Edition. HP Lights-Out Online Configuration utility is a command line utility used to configure ProLiant Integrated Lights-Out processor (iLO) from within the operating system without requiring a reboot of the server.

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.


Introduced support for CNSA security state from iLO5 v1.40 or later.

Prerequisites:

This utility requires the following minimum firmware revisions:

  • Integrated Lights-Out 3 firmware v1.00 or later
  • Integrated Lights-Out 4 firmware v1.00 or later
  • Integrated Lights-Out 5 firmware v1.30 or later

The management interface driver must be installed on the server.

Microsoft .Net Framework 2.0 or later is required to launch HPONCFG GUI.


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

369046a31078030b12dc28c0bcbfa545a77b75004bc6bd8a7e7b9e7a858d331e cp037416.compsig
8e99879db8e01b09fcdeff085e05f4fcdf5c7a7901dd732a190f1a87702238e4 cp037416.exe

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


Installation:

Uninstall any older version of HPONCFG before installing this version of HPONCFG.

Place Component to a directory in a temporary directory on your hard drive. Double-click it to run.

Click on the install button to install the utlility on the server. This does not require a reboot.

 

 

The utility will be installed in the program files under the directory HewlettPackardEnterprise\HPONCFG\

 

 

A shortcut for the graphical interface of the utility will be provided in "Start Menu > Programs > HPE System Tools > HP Lights-Out Online Configuration Utility".


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:5.3.0.0 (2 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.


Introduced support for CNSA security state from iLO5 v1.40 or later.


Version:5.2.0.0(A) (27 Nov 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.


Introduced support for Microsoft Windows Server 2019.


Version:5.2.0.0 (26 Jun 2018)
Fixes

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


Fixed issue where IML and IEL logs were not cleared after doing iLO factory default.

Enhancements

Introduced support for iLO 5 v1.20 or later.


Version:5.1.0.0(b) (25 Sep 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.


  • Added support for Gen10 servers in version 5.1.0.0(b).
  • ​Added the following features in version 5.1.0.0
    • Higher security states support enabled in HPONCFG when iLO is set to HIGH/FIPS Security States.
    • Use /u and /p command line arguments when iLO is in HIGH/FIPS Security States.
    • HPONCFG is now signed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

Note: Command line user name and password override those which are in the script file.


Version:5.1.0.0 (15 Sep 2017)
Enhancements

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


  • Higher security states support enabled in HPONCFG when iLO is set to HIGH/FIPS Security States.
  • Use /u and /p command line arguments when iLO is in HIGH/FIPS Security States.
  • HPONCFG is now signed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

Note: Command line user name and password override those which are in the script file.


Version:5.0.0.0 (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.


iLO 5 support introduced.


Version:4.8.0.0 (24 Oct 2016)
Fixes

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


  • HPONCFG command line interface when used with option 's' displays an error message when substituting values for same key mutiple times.
  • HPONCFG allows iLO firmware update only with file extension ".bin".
  • HPONCFG GUI displays valid range for VLAN ID when wrong value is set.
  • Added length validation for Kerberos realm in HPONCFG GUI.
  • Network settings which are not applicable for Blade Servers are now grayed out in HPONCFG GUI.

Version:4.7.0.0 (1 Oct 2015)
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.


  • HPONCFG command line displays appropriate error message for '/w' option when LOCK_CONFIGURATION is enabled.
  • HPONCFG GUI can be used to modify Standard Network settings on iLO 2 and iLO 3.
  • Enabling DHCP via HPONCFG GUI will retain iLO Gateway IP.
  • Caution message displayed when adding a user with login name exceeding 16 characters in HPONCFG GUI.
Enhancements

Kerberos settings are available on HPONCFG GUI


Version:4.6.0.0 (15 Jun 2015)
Fixes

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


  • iLO_reset command line argument is renamed to iLO_reboot which can be used to reboot the management processor without changing any settings.
  • Shared network port and serial command line interface options in HPONCFG Graphical User Interface are greyed out on non-supported systems.
Enhancements

  • DDNS and WINS server registration can be enabled or disabled from HPONCFG GUI.

Version:4.5.0.0 (30 Mar 2015)
Fixes

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


- HPONCFG /a /w option to capture and restore iLO configuration resulted in creation of duplicate SSO records in iLO.
- Capture and restore of SSO server record added by network name or indirect import did not work as expected.
- HPONCFG did not capture and restore all Federation Groups.

Enhancements

- HPONCFG GUI supports configuring Shared Network Port(SNP).
- HPONCFG "/a /w" option captures iLO Firmware date additional to iLO Firmware version information.


Version:4.4.0.0 (9 Sep 2014)
Fixes

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


  • Transceiver Speed settings can be applied from HPONCFG GUI.
  • HPONCFG GUI closes unexpectedly when datacenter configuration(UDC) lock is enabled, this issue is fixed.
Enhancements

None


Version:4.3.0.0 (18 Feb 2014)
Fixes

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


None

Enhancements

 This version adds support for the following features and enhancements:

- iLO Federation Management


Version:4.2.0.0 (10 Sep 2013)
Enhancements

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


  • DHCPV6 Enhancement and IPv6 support for iLO 4 FW v1.30 and iLO 3 FW v1.60
  • Support for new xml tags

Version:4.1.0.0 (19 Feb 2013)
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.


  • HPONCFG /all command might not work with iLO 4 v1.10 and above versions.
  • Flashing the iLO 3 firmware using HPONCFG from v1.2x to v1.5x may fail.
  • Enabling Shared Network Port might fail with Flexible LOM configured in the server.
  • Launching HPONCFG might fail until iLO reset after an unsuccessful firmware flash.
  • Configure iLO page in the Web GUI might display Lights-out function as 'disabled', while firmware flash.
Enhancements

  • Added support for IPv6 Network Configuration on iLO 4 based servers.

Version:4.0.1.0 (26 Oct 2012)
Fixes

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


  • Configuring iLO on a Blade Server with the HPONCFG Graphical User Interface failed with a message indicating Lights - Out Functionality is disabled.    
  • An error message indicating 'Invalid Integer' with a status code 0x1 appeared while trying to restore iLO settings from a captured configuration file through HPONCFG.    
  • Server UUID, Model and System ROM details were not displayed on some servers.    
  • Resetting iLO 3 to Factory Default through HPONCFG Graphical User Interface did not clear the iLO event logs.     
  • 'Error encountered in execution of hponcfg' message displayed while trying to set iLO to Factory Defaults with the HPONCFG Graphical User Interface.    
  • The HPONCFG Graphical User Interface incorrectly displayed the Server UUID in a string format.     
  • The “OK” button was disabled when the password field was blank while restoring the captured configuration settings using the HPONCFG Graphical User Interface.    
  • XML Login event was not cleared from iLO Event Log after executing Clear Event Log command from HPONCFG Graphical User Interface.
Enhancements

  • None

Version:4.0.0.0 (27 Mar 2012)
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.

  • Optional upgradation for iLO 4 support.

  • HPONCFG GUI may have failed to run with the Directory Services Administrator login.
  • HPONCFG GUI may have given an invalid error while Enabling VLAN without a VLAN ID.
  • LOM Object Distinguished Name might not be disabled when Extended Schema is enabled.
  • HPONCFG might not have given an option to change the User login.
  • HPONCFG GUI may have given a false error message when a null password is entered. 
  • Capture configuration using /a /w switches may have given a ‘Feature Not Supported’ error.
     
Enhancements

  • Added support for iLO 4.

Version:3.5.0.0 (26 Oct 2012)
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.


  • Configuring iLO on a Blade Server from HPONCFG Graphical User Interface may errors out with a message indicating Lights - Out Functionality is disabled.    
  • An error message indicating 'Invalid Integer' with a status code 0x1 may appear while trying to restore iLO settings from a captured file through HPONCFG.    
  • Server UUID, Model and System ROM details may not be displayed on some servers.    
  • Resetting iLO 3 to Factory Default through HPONCFG Graphical User Interface may not clear the iLO event logs.    
  • 'Error encountered in execution of hponcfg' message displayed while trying to set iLO to Factory Default from HPONCFG Graphical User Interface.    
  • HPONCFG Graphical User Interface was incorrectly displayed the Server UUID in a string format.     
  • OK button may be disabled when password field is blank while restoring the captured settings from HPONCFG Graphical User Interface.    
  • XML Login event may not be cleared from iLO Event Log after executing Clear Event Log command from HPONCFG Graphical User Interface.
Enhancements

  • Added support for IPv6 Network Configuration on iLO 3 based servers.

Version:3.2.0.0 (18 Jul 2011)
Fixes

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


  • HPONCFG now uses the new command timeout value imposed by the iLO 3 firmware and the interface drivers.
  • Fixed an issue in capturing the iLO 3 configuration so that uploading the configuration would not get syntax error.
  • Fixed an issue where HPONCFG GUI used to validate the Static IP field even though DHCP is enabled.
  • Fixed an issue where the Option in HPONCFG GUI to disable the Lights-Out functionality would be grayed out on a Blade server.
  • Fixed an issue where HPONCFG is now correctly reports the iLO 3 interface driver as hpqilo3chif.
  • Fixed an issue where Warning message is not displayed when SSH Enable status is changed through HPONCFG GUI.
  • Fixed an issue where the 'Feature Not Supported' is seen with HPONCFG used with /a /w switch.
  • Fixed the issue where HPONCFG GUI gives invalid error (VLAN Tag must contain an integer between 1 and 4094) while enabling VLAN without VLAN ID.
  • HPONCFG GUI now states the need for editing the captured configuration before uploading to iLO.
  • Fixed an issue where the "Script failed" error appears even after a successful firmware flash.

Version:3.1.1.0 (22 Nov 2010)
Fixes

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

  • This verson is recommended for users running common scripts for iLO2 and iLO3.

  • Changed the logic to retry communication to iLO when the error "Management Processor Busy" occurs.
  • Disabled p-Class Blade Server Menu on iLO3 based servers.
  • HPONCFG GUI now displays correct error message when users without Administrative privileges try to launch the application.
  • Changed the logic to ignore and continue execution when iLO reports "Feature Not Supported" RIBCL status.
Enhancements

  • Added option to enable and disable VLAN in HPONCFG GUI.
  • Added option in HPONCFG GUI for Subnet mask configuration for Static Routes.

Version:3.1.0.0 (27 May 2010)
Enhancements

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

- Support for Integrated Lights-Out 3 (iLO3) is provided in this version.


Support for new iLO3 based ProLiant G7 server is added.


Version:3.0.0.0 (8 Mar 2010)
Fixes

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


Fixed an issue where Japanese version of Hponcfg Graphical interface having the Text and Labels in Japanese.

Updated Hponcfg Graphical interface to enable configuration of 15 user contexts for iLO2.

Enhancements

Support for Integrated Lights-out 3 (iLO3) has been added.


Version:2.2.0.5 (18 Aug 2009)
Enhancements

Enables capture of complete iLO configuration through /w option.

Japanese support has been provided for support Hponcg Graphical Interface

Enhanced component-level logging has been implemented in the smart component installer. The generated log file will be located on the target system in %SYSTEMROOT%\cpqsystem\log directory under the name CPQSETUP.LOG.


Version:2.1.2.1 (2 Jun 2009)
Fixes
Fixed an issue where Hponcfg failed to execute on Windows PE x64 edition.
Enhancements

 


Version:2.1.0.1 (30 Mar 2009)
Fixes
Fixed a issue wherein the HPONCFG GUI displays the unwanted error message for Variable length
Fixed a issue wherein the HPONCFG GUI displays the error message twice.
Fixed a issue wherein the HPONCFG GUI displays Administer Groups button as enabled when Directory extended schema option is selected.
Fixed a issue wherein the HPONCFG GUI does not provide "invalid IP address" error message on time.
Fixed a issue wherein there is a mismatch between installed and displayed version for "HP lights-out" component.
Enhancements

The new Graphical interface enables users to perform the basic iLO configuration from the operating system with ease.

The Component installer has been updated such that it recognizes if it is running within a virtualized guest
environment.


Version:2.0.4.1 (30 Mar 2009)
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.


The new Graphical interface enables users to perform the basic iLO configuration from the operating system with ease.


Version:1.8.0.1 (9 Jul 2008)
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.


* Hponcfg would provide indication to the user about the firmware reset whenever firmware is reset on execution of some RIBCL XML script.

* Hponcfg would support use of standard streams. It would allow XML input to be provided over standard input and it would direct the output messages and error messages to proper streams.


Version:1.7.1.0 (25 Feb 2008)
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.


Updated component installer.


Version:1.5.2.0 (12 Nov 2007)
Fixes

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


Updated the component installer to not check for agents as a dependency.


Version:1.5.1.1(B) (5 Sep 2007)
Fixes

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


Updated the component installer to not check for agents as a dependency.


Version:1.5.1.1 (27 Apr 2007)
Fixes

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


1. Fixes an issue where the downgrade of the hponcfg package in Longhorn used to create two entries in the Add/Remove programs.

2. Usage string of the utility is updated to show the complete version number of the binary.


Version:1.5.1.0(C) (16 Jan 2007)
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.


Updated to use Microsoft Installer (MSI) to support Windows Server code-named Longhorn.


Version:1.5.1.0(B) (15 Nov 2006)
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.


Updated to use Microsoft Installer (MSI) to support Windows Server code-named Longhorn.


Version:1.5.1.0 (25 Sep 2006)
Fixes

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


Updated to help customers to know if the management processor is not present, especially when the utility is used in scripts. The utility will return with a exit status of 2 when the management processor is not present.


Version:1.4.1.0 (13 Apr 2006)
Fixes

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


Resolved an issue where upgradation of RILOE II firmware and use of virtual floppy in RILOE II through XML scripts using the utility were not working.

Note: The above update is valid for RILOE II firmware version 1.20 onwards.

Enhancements

Component installer was enhanced to leave the component XML file (cpxxxxxx.xml) in a known location (%SystemDrive%\CPQSYSTEM\) so the HP Management and Version Control agents can retrieve information about the installed components on the server.


Version:1.2.4.0 (9 Sep 2005)
Fixes

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


Modified to work reliably with Remote insight Lights-Out Edition II in Microsoft Terminal services, with Proliant Support Pack version 7.40 or higher installed on the system, HPONCFG 1.2.

Enhancements

Added capability to tune some display parameters to improve remote console display performance.

HPONCFG 1.2 allows dynamic variable substitution.
XML scripts can contain variables. Values for these variables can be specified as command line argument when executing HPONCFG. This reduces the need to re-write XML scripts with different values for configuration parameters.

When HPONCFG 1.2 writes current iLO/RILOE II configuration information to a file, it writes them in RIBCL format. This configuration file can be used directly to restore the iLO/RILOE II configuration. This will help the users to easily store and restore iLO/RILEO II configuration information.


Type: Software - Lights-Out Management
Version: 5.3.0.0(2 Apr 2019)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2008 x64 Editions

Description

This smart component contains the HP Lights-Out Online Configuration Utility for MS Windows 2008 x64 Edition, MS Windows 2012 Edition and MS Windows 2016 Edition. HP Lights-Out Online Configuration utility is a command line utility used to configure ProLiant Integrated Lights-Out processor (iLO) from within the operating system without requiring a reboot of the server.

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.


Introduced support for CNSA security state from iLO5 v1.40 or later.

Installation Instructions

Prerequisites:

This utility requires the following minimum firmware revisions:

  • Integrated Lights-Out 3 firmware v1.00 or later
  • Integrated Lights-Out 4 firmware v1.00 or later
  • Integrated Lights-Out 5 firmware v1.30 or later

The management interface driver must be installed on the server.

Microsoft .Net Framework 2.0 or later is required to launch HPONCFG GUI.


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

369046a31078030b12dc28c0bcbfa545a77b75004bc6bd8a7e7b9e7a858d331e cp037416.compsig
8e99879db8e01b09fcdeff085e05f4fcdf5c7a7901dd732a190f1a87702238e4 cp037416.exe

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


Installation:

Uninstall any older version of HPONCFG before installing this version of HPONCFG.

Place Component to a directory in a temporary directory on your hard drive. Double-click it to run.

Click on the install button to install the utlility on the server. This does not require a reboot.

 

 

The utility will be installed in the program files under the directory HewlettPackardEnterprise\HPONCFG\

 

 

A shortcut for the graphical interface of the utility will be provided in "Start Menu > Programs > HPE System Tools > HP Lights-Out Online Configuration Utility".


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:5.3.0.0 (2 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.


Introduced support for CNSA security state from iLO5 v1.40 or later.


Version:5.2.0.0(A) (27 Nov 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.


Introduced support for Microsoft Windows Server 2019.


Version:5.2.0.0 (26 Jun 2018)
Fixes

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


Fixed issue where IML and IEL logs were not cleared after doing iLO factory default.

Enhancements

Introduced support for iLO 5 v1.20 or later.


Version:5.1.0.0(b) (25 Sep 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.


  • Added support for Gen10 servers in version 5.1.0.0(b).
  • ​Added the following features in version 5.1.0.0
    • Higher security states support enabled in HPONCFG when iLO is set to HIGH/FIPS Security States.
    • Use /u and /p command line arguments when iLO is in HIGH/FIPS Security States.
    • HPONCFG is now signed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

Note: Command line user name and password override those which are in the script file.


Version:5.1.0.0 (15 Sep 2017)
Enhancements

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


  • Higher security states support enabled in HPONCFG when iLO is set to HIGH/FIPS Security States.
  • Use /u and /p command line arguments when iLO is in HIGH/FIPS Security States.
  • HPONCFG is now signed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

Note: Command line user name and password override those which are in the script file.


Version:5.0.0.0 (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.


iLO 5 support introduced.


Version:4.8.0.0 (24 Oct 2016)
Fixes

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


  • HPONCFG command line interface when used with option 's' displays an error message when substituting values for same key mutiple times.
  • HPONCFG allows iLO firmware update only with file extension ".bin".
  • HPONCFG GUI displays valid range for VLAN ID when wrong value is set.
  • Added length validation for Kerberos realm in HPONCFG GUI.
  • Network settings which are not applicable for Blade Servers are now grayed out in HPONCFG GUI.

Version:4.7.0.0 (1 Oct 2015)
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.


  • HPONCFG command line displays appropriate error message for '/w' option when LOCK_CONFIGURATION is enabled.
  • HPONCFG GUI can be used to modify Standard Network settings on iLO 2 and iLO 3.
  • Enabling DHCP via HPONCFG GUI will retain iLO Gateway IP.
  • Caution message displayed when adding a user with login name exceeding 16 characters in HPONCFG GUI.
Enhancements

Kerberos settings are available on HPONCFG GUI


Version:4.6.0.0 (15 Jun 2015)
Fixes

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


  • iLO_reset command line argument is renamed to iLO_reboot which can be used to reboot the management processor without changing any settings.
  • Shared network port and serial command line interface options in HPONCFG Graphical User Interface are greyed out on non-supported systems.
Enhancements

  • DDNS and WINS server registration can be enabled or disabled from HPONCFG GUI.

Version:4.5.0.0 (30 Mar 2015)
Fixes

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


- HPONCFG /a /w option to capture and restore iLO configuration resulted in creation of duplicate SSO records in iLO.
- Capture and restore of SSO server record added by network name or indirect import did not work as expected.
- HPONCFG did not capture and restore all Federation Groups.

Enhancements

- HPONCFG GUI supports configuring Shared Network Port(SNP).
- HPONCFG "/a /w" option captures iLO Firmware date additional to iLO Firmware version information.


Version:4.4.0.0 (9 Sep 2014)
Fixes

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


  • Transceiver Speed settings can be applied from HPONCFG GUI.
  • HPONCFG GUI closes unexpectedly when datacenter configuration(UDC) lock is enabled, this issue is fixed.
Enhancements

None


Version:4.3.0.0 (18 Feb 2014)
Fixes

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


None

Enhancements

 This version adds support for the following features and enhancements:

- iLO Federation Management


Version:4.2.0.0 (10 Sep 2013)
Enhancements

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


  • DHCPV6 Enhancement and IPv6 support for iLO 4 FW v1.30 and iLO 3 FW v1.60
  • Support for new xml tags

Version:4.1.0.0 (19 Feb 2013)
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.


  • HPONCFG /all command might not work with iLO 4 v1.10 and above versions.
  • Flashing the iLO 3 firmware using HPONCFG from v1.2x to v1.5x may fail.
  • Enabling Shared Network Port might fail with Flexible LOM configured in the server.
  • Launching HPONCFG might fail until iLO reset after an unsuccessful firmware flash.
  • Configure iLO page in the Web GUI might display Lights-out function as 'disabled', while firmware flash.
Enhancements

  • Added support for IPv6 Network Configuration on iLO 4 based servers.

Version:4.0.1.0 (26 Oct 2012)
Fixes

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


  • Configuring iLO on a Blade Server with the HPONCFG Graphical User Interface failed with a message indicating Lights - Out Functionality is disabled.    
  • An error message indicating 'Invalid Integer' with a status code 0x1 appeared while trying to restore iLO settings from a captured configuration file through HPONCFG.    
  • Server UUID, Model and System ROM details were not displayed on some servers.    
  • Resetting iLO 3 to Factory Default through HPONCFG Graphical User Interface did not clear the iLO event logs.     
  • 'Error encountered in execution of hponcfg' message displayed while trying to set iLO to Factory Defaults with the HPONCFG Graphical User Interface.    
  • The HPONCFG Graphical User Interface incorrectly displayed the Server UUID in a string format.     
  • The “OK” button was disabled when the password field was blank while restoring the captured configuration settings using the HPONCFG Graphical User Interface.    
  • XML Login event was not cleared from iLO Event Log after executing Clear Event Log command from HPONCFG Graphical User Interface.
Enhancements

  • None

Version:4.0.0.0 (27 Mar 2012)
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.

  • Optional upgradation for iLO 4 support.

  • HPONCFG GUI may have failed to run with the Directory Services Administrator login.
  • HPONCFG GUI may have given an invalid error while Enabling VLAN without a VLAN ID.
  • LOM Object Distinguished Name might not be disabled when Extended Schema is enabled.
  • HPONCFG might not have given an option to change the User login.
  • HPONCFG GUI may have given a false error message when a null password is entered. 
  • Capture configuration using /a /w switches may have given a ‘Feature Not Supported’ error.
     
Enhancements

  • Added support for iLO 4.

Version:3.5.0.0 (26 Oct 2012)
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.


  • Configuring iLO on a Blade Server from HPONCFG Graphical User Interface may errors out with a message indicating Lights - Out Functionality is disabled.    
  • An error message indicating 'Invalid Integer' with a status code 0x1 may appear while trying to restore iLO settings from a captured file through HPONCFG.    
  • Server UUID, Model and System ROM details may not be displayed on some servers.    
  • Resetting iLO 3 to Factory Default through HPONCFG Graphical User Interface may not clear the iLO event logs.    
  • 'Error encountered in execution of hponcfg' message displayed while trying to set iLO to Factory Default from HPONCFG Graphical User Interface.    
  • HPONCFG Graphical User Interface was incorrectly displayed the Server UUID in a string format.     
  • OK button may be disabled when password field is blank while restoring the captured settings from HPONCFG Graphical User Interface.    
  • XML Login event may not be cleared from iLO Event Log after executing Clear Event Log command from HPONCFG Graphical User Interface.
Enhancements

  • Added support for IPv6 Network Configuration on iLO 3 based servers.

Version:3.2.0.0 (18 Jul 2011)
Fixes

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


  • HPONCFG now uses the new command timeout value imposed by the iLO 3 firmware and the interface drivers.
  • Fixed an issue in capturing the iLO 3 configuration so that uploading the configuration would not get syntax error.
  • Fixed an issue where HPONCFG GUI used to validate the Static IP field even though DHCP is enabled.
  • Fixed an issue where the Option in HPONCFG GUI to disable the Lights-Out functionality would be grayed out on a Blade server.
  • Fixed an issue where HPONCFG is now correctly reports the iLO 3 interface driver as hpqilo3chif.
  • Fixed an issue where Warning message is not displayed when SSH Enable status is changed through HPONCFG GUI.
  • Fixed an issue where the 'Feature Not Supported' is seen with HPONCFG used with /a /w switch.
  • Fixed the issue where HPONCFG GUI gives invalid error (VLAN Tag must contain an integer between 1 and 4094) while enabling VLAN without VLAN ID.
  • HPONCFG GUI now states the need for editing the captured configuration before uploading to iLO.
  • Fixed an issue where the "Script failed" error appears even after a successful firmware flash.

Version:3.1.1.0 (22 Nov 2010)
Fixes

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

  • This verson is recommended for users running common scripts for iLO2 and iLO3.

  • Changed the logic to retry communication to iLO when the error "Management Processor Busy" occurs.
  • Disabled p-Class Blade Server Menu on iLO3 based servers.
  • HPONCFG GUI now displays correct error message when users without Administrative privileges try to launch the application.
  • Changed the logic to ignore and continue execution when iLO reports "Feature Not Supported" RIBCL status.
Enhancements

  • Added option to enable and disable VLAN in HPONCFG GUI.
  • Added option in HPONCFG GUI for Subnet mask configuration for Static Routes.

Version:3.1.0.0 (27 May 2010)
Enhancements

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

- Support for Integrated Lights-Out 3 (iLO3) is provided in this version.


Support for new iLO3 based ProLiant G7 server is added.


Version:3.0.0.0 (8 Mar 2010)
Fixes

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


Fixed an issue where Japanese version of Hponcfg Graphical interface having the Text and Labels in Japanese.

Updated Hponcfg Graphical interface to enable configuration of 15 user contexts for iLO2.

Enhancements

Support for Integrated Lights-out 3 (iLO3) has been added.


Version:2.2.0.5 (18 Aug 2009)
Enhancements

Enables capture of complete iLO configuration through /w option.

Japanese support has been provided for support Hponcg Graphical Interface

Enhanced component-level logging has been implemented in the smart component installer. The generated log file will be located on the target system in %SYSTEMROOT%\cpqsystem\log directory under the name CPQSETUP.LOG.


Version:2.1.2.1 (2 Jun 2009)
Fixes
Fixed an issue where Hponcfg failed to execute on Windows PE x64 edition.
Enhancements

 


Version:2.1.0.1 (30 Mar 2009)
Fixes
Fixed a issue wherein the HPONCFG GUI displays the unwanted error message for Variable length
Fixed a issue wherein the HPONCFG GUI displays the error message twice.
Fixed a issue wherein the HPONCFG GUI displays Administer Groups button as enabled when Directory extended schema option is selected.
Fixed a issue wherein the HPONCFG GUI does not provide "invalid IP address" error message on time.
Fixed a issue wherein there is a mismatch between installed and displayed version for "HP lights-out" component.
Enhancements

The new Graphical interface enables users to perform the basic iLO configuration from the operating system with ease.

The Component installer has been updated such that it recognizes if it is running within a virtualized guest
environment.


Version:2.0.4.1 (30 Mar 2009)
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.


The new Graphical interface enables users to perform the basic iLO configuration from the operating system with ease.


Version:1.8.0.1 (9 Jul 2008)
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.


* Hponcfg would provide indication to the user about the firmware reset whenever firmware is reset on execution of some RIBCL XML script.

* Hponcfg would support use of standard streams. It would allow XML input to be provided over standard input and it would direct the output messages and error messages to proper streams.


Version:1.7.1.0 (25 Feb 2008)
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.


Updated component installer.


Version:1.5.2.0 (12 Nov 2007)
Fixes

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


Updated the component installer to not check for agents as a dependency.


Version:1.5.1.1(B) (5 Sep 2007)
Fixes

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


Updated the component installer to not check for agents as a dependency.


Version:1.5.1.1 (27 Apr 2007)
Fixes

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


1. Fixes an issue where the downgrade of the hponcfg package in Longhorn used to create two entries in the Add/Remove programs.

2. Usage string of the utility is updated to show the complete version number of the binary.


Version:1.5.1.0(C) (16 Jan 2007)
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.


Updated to use Microsoft Installer (MSI) to support Windows Server code-named Longhorn.


Version:1.5.1.0(B) (15 Nov 2006)
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.


Updated to use Microsoft Installer (MSI) to support Windows Server code-named Longhorn.


Version:1.5.1.0 (25 Sep 2006)
Fixes

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


Updated to help customers to know if the management processor is not present, especially when the utility is used in scripts. The utility will return with a exit status of 2 when the management processor is not present.


Version:1.4.1.0 (13 Apr 2006)
Fixes

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


Resolved an issue where upgradation of RILOE II firmware and use of virtual floppy in RILOE II through XML scripts using the utility were not working.

Note: The above update is valid for RILOE II firmware version 1.20 onwards.

Enhancements

Component installer was enhanced to leave the component XML file (cpxxxxxx.xml) in a known location (%SystemDrive%\CPQSYSTEM\) so the HP Management and Version Control agents can retrieve information about the installed components on the server.


Version:1.2.4.0 (9 Sep 2005)
Fixes

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


Modified to work reliably with Remote insight Lights-Out Edition II in Microsoft Terminal services, with Proliant Support Pack version 7.40 or higher installed on the system, HPONCFG 1.2.

Enhancements

Added capability to tune some display parameters to improve remote console display performance.

HPONCFG 1.2 allows dynamic variable substitution.
XML scripts can contain variables. Values for these variables can be specified as command line argument when executing HPONCFG. This reduces the need to re-write XML scripts with different values for configuration parameters.

When HPONCFG 1.2 writes current iLO/RILOE II configuration information to a file, it writes them in RIBCL format. This configuration file can be used directly to restore the iLO/RILOE II configuration. This will help the users to easily store and restore iLO/RILEO II configuration information.


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