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Type: Software - Lights-Out Management
Version: 4.23(25 May 2018)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 W32
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista (64-bit)
File name: SP99224.exe (545 KB)
The Lights-Out Configuration Utility (CPQLOCFG.EXE) is a Windows®-based utility that connects to iLO 2 using a secure connection over the network. RIBCL scripts are passed over the secure connection to CPQLOCFG. This utility requires a valid user ID and password with the appropriate privileges.

CPQLOCFG is now signed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

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

c2db0605c8688dfb0f0fde906d2c7a08e1268e602b1905b2e9a36ac9f5ad3f3d SP99224.exe

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


Installation:

Create a directory on your hard-drive.

Copy this SoftPaq to the new directory.

From this new directory, run SoftPaq to extract the necessary files.

See the RIBCL scripting guidelines in the iLO User Guide.

 

 

Sample scripts for cpqlocfg  may be downloaded from www.hpe.com/info/iLO. Select your Lights-Out product, click on "Download software" link, select the operating system. Download "HP Lights-Out XML Scripting Sample for Windows" or "HP Lights-Out XML PERL Scripting Sample for Linux".

 


End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


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


Notes:

Documentation
Instructions for using this utility and RIBCL syntax for iLO can be found in the HP Integrated Lights-Out Management Processor Scripting and Command Line Resource Guide.

Sample XML scripts may be downloaded from www.hpe.com/info/iLO. Select your Lights-Out product, click on "Download software" link, select the operating system. Download "HP Lights-Out XML Scripting Sample for Windows" or "HP Lights-Out XML PERL Scripting Sample for Linux".


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


Resolved an issue where unexpected error encountered while reading iLO response.

Version:4.23 (25 May 2018)
Fixes

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


Resolved an issue where unexpected error encountered while reading iLO response.

Enhancements

CPQLOCFG is now signed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.


Version:4.22 (6 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 Integrated Lights-Out 2 firmware version 2.30 when AES encryption is enabled.


Version:4.21 (4 Apr 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.


 Fixed an issue where CPQLOCFG will not work as expected when SSL certificate of size greater than 2048 bytes is imported using IMPORT_CERTIFICATE tag.


Version:4.20 (30 Jan 2015)
Fixes

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


Added support for iLO2 Firmware v2.27 (To address the “POODLE” security vulnerability, the iLO security policy has changed. SSLv3 is now disabled and TLSv1 is enabled in iLO2 v2.27.)

Enhancements

None


Version:4.1 (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.


  • The CPQLOCFG Utility might stop functioning while executing the cpqlocfg.exe -s command.
Enhancements

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

Version:3.5 (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.


  • CPQLOCFG Utility may crash while executing cpqlocfg.exe -s command.    
  • CPQLOCFG may return an error 'Invalid Address' with error code 10022 if Fully Qualified Domain Name is used instead of IP address.    
  • Script Failed error may display when the '-t' syntax is used for XML substitution.    
  • CPQLOCFG utility may stop working while executing Update_Firmware.xml if the Firmware Image location in the script is wrong.    
  • Executing some scripts may give 'Script Succeeded' message instead of the Parse error for invalid entry.
Enhancements

  • Added support for IPv6 Network Configuration on iLO 3 based servers.
  • Added CDATA tag use. Users should be able to set Security Message for login banner using CPQLOCFG with the script Set_Security_Msg.xml now.


Version:4.01 (10 Sep 2012)
Fixes

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


  • CPQLOCFG Utility may crash while executing cpqlocfg.exe -s command.
  • CPQLOCFG may return an error 'Invalid Address' with error code 10022 if Fully Qualified Domain Name is used instead of IP address.    
  • Script Failed error may display when the '-t' syntax is used for XML substitution.    
  • CPQLOCFG utility may stop working while executing Update_Firmware.xml if the Firmware Image location in the script is wrong.    
  • Executing some scripts may give 'Script Succeeded' message instead of the Parse error for invalid entry.
Enhancements

  • Added CDATA tag use. Users should be able to set Security Message for login banner using CPQLOCFG with the script Set_Security_Msg.xml now.

Version:4.00 (16 Apr 2012)
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.

  • Optional upgradation for iLO 4 support.

  • Added support for iLO 4.

Version:3.2 (13 Jun 2011)
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 to configure Kerberos-based authentication for iLO 3.

Version:3.1 (29 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 ignore and continue execution when iLO reports "Feature Not Supported" RIBCL status.

Version:3 (26 Apr 2010)
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 Integrated Lights-Out 3 (iLO 3).

Version:2.27 (10 Dec 2008)
Enhancements
  • Added support for IMPORT_SSH_KEY RIBCL command.
  • Added the variable substitution feature for CPQLOCFG 2.27.

Version:2.26 (5 May 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.


In Verbose mode, the keystrokes that a user inputs for the password will no longer be echoed to the screen.

Upon CPQLOCFG connection to the server, the negotiated cipher strength will be displayed.


Version:2.25 (11 Nov 2005)
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 firmware upgrade image sizes larger than 2MB. This version is required to upgrade iLO 2 version 1.00 and later.


Version:2.24 (14 Jul 2005)
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 the certificate management commands present in iLO firmware 1.80 and later.


Version:2.23(A) (17 Nov 2004)
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 the certificate management commands present in iLO firmware 1.64 and later.


Version:2.22(A) (2 Mar 2004)
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 allow entering login name and password from the command line.


Version:2.21(A) (6 Jan 2004)
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 allow properly formatted XML responses to be returned from the client.


Version:2.20(A) (10 Jun 2003)
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.


Supports multi-packet response from firmware.


Version:2.10(A) (10 Oct 2002)
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 the following:

  • Enhanced error reporting.

  • Allow user to specify SSL port number; default :443.

Version:2.00(A) (9 Aug 2002)
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 release.


Type: Software - Lights-Out Management
Version: 4.23(25 May 2018)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 W32
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista (64-bit)

Description

The Lights-Out Configuration Utility (CPQLOCFG.EXE) is a Windows®-based utility that connects to iLO 2 using a secure connection over the network. RIBCL scripts are passed over the secure connection to CPQLOCFG. This utility requires a valid user ID and password with the appropriate privileges.

Enhancements

CPQLOCFG is now signed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

Installation Instructions

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

c2db0605c8688dfb0f0fde906d2c7a08e1268e602b1905b2e9a36ac9f5ad3f3d SP99224.exe

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


Installation:

Create a directory on your hard-drive.

Copy this SoftPaq to the new directory.

From this new directory, run SoftPaq to extract the necessary files.

See the RIBCL scripting guidelines in the iLO User Guide.

 

 

Sample scripts for cpqlocfg  may be downloaded from www.hpe.com/info/iLO. Select your Lights-Out product, click on "Download software" link, select the operating system. Download "HP Lights-Out XML Scripting Sample for Windows" or "HP Lights-Out XML PERL Scripting Sample for Linux".

 


Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


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


Notes:

Documentation
Instructions for using this utility and RIBCL syntax for iLO can be found in the HP Integrated Lights-Out Management Processor Scripting and Command Line Resource Guide.

Sample XML scripts may be downloaded from www.hpe.com/info/iLO. Select your Lights-Out product, click on "Download software" link, select the operating system. Download "HP Lights-Out XML Scripting Sample for Windows" or "HP Lights-Out XML PERL Scripting Sample for Linux".


Fixes

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


Resolved an issue where unexpected error encountered while reading iLO response.

Revision History

Version:4.23 (25 May 2018)
Fixes

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


Resolved an issue where unexpected error encountered while reading iLO response.

Enhancements

CPQLOCFG is now signed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.


Version:4.22 (6 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 Integrated Lights-Out 2 firmware version 2.30 when AES encryption is enabled.


Version:4.21 (4 Apr 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.


 Fixed an issue where CPQLOCFG will not work as expected when SSL certificate of size greater than 2048 bytes is imported using IMPORT_CERTIFICATE tag.


Version:4.20 (30 Jan 2015)
Fixes

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


Added support for iLO2 Firmware v2.27 (To address the “POODLE” security vulnerability, the iLO security policy has changed. SSLv3 is now disabled and TLSv1 is enabled in iLO2 v2.27.)

Enhancements

None


Version:4.1 (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.


  • The CPQLOCFG Utility might stop functioning while executing the cpqlocfg.exe -s command.
Enhancements

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

Version:3.5 (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.


  • CPQLOCFG Utility may crash while executing cpqlocfg.exe -s command.    
  • CPQLOCFG may return an error 'Invalid Address' with error code 10022 if Fully Qualified Domain Name is used instead of IP address.    
  • Script Failed error may display when the '-t' syntax is used for XML substitution.    
  • CPQLOCFG utility may stop working while executing Update_Firmware.xml if the Firmware Image location in the script is wrong.    
  • Executing some scripts may give 'Script Succeeded' message instead of the Parse error for invalid entry.
Enhancements

  • Added support for IPv6 Network Configuration on iLO 3 based servers.
  • Added CDATA tag use. Users should be able to set Security Message for login banner using CPQLOCFG with the script Set_Security_Msg.xml now.


Version:4.01 (10 Sep 2012)
Fixes

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


  • CPQLOCFG Utility may crash while executing cpqlocfg.exe -s command.
  • CPQLOCFG may return an error 'Invalid Address' with error code 10022 if Fully Qualified Domain Name is used instead of IP address.    
  • Script Failed error may display when the '-t' syntax is used for XML substitution.    
  • CPQLOCFG utility may stop working while executing Update_Firmware.xml if the Firmware Image location in the script is wrong.    
  • Executing some scripts may give 'Script Succeeded' message instead of the Parse error for invalid entry.
Enhancements

  • Added CDATA tag use. Users should be able to set Security Message for login banner using CPQLOCFG with the script Set_Security_Msg.xml now.

Version:4.00 (16 Apr 2012)
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.

  • Optional upgradation for iLO 4 support.

  • Added support for iLO 4.

Version:3.2 (13 Jun 2011)
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 to configure Kerberos-based authentication for iLO 3.

Version:3.1 (29 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 ignore and continue execution when iLO reports "Feature Not Supported" RIBCL status.

Version:3 (26 Apr 2010)
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 Integrated Lights-Out 3 (iLO 3).

Version:2.27 (10 Dec 2008)
Enhancements
  • Added support for IMPORT_SSH_KEY RIBCL command.
  • Added the variable substitution feature for CPQLOCFG 2.27.

Version:2.26 (5 May 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.


In Verbose mode, the keystrokes that a user inputs for the password will no longer be echoed to the screen.

Upon CPQLOCFG connection to the server, the negotiated cipher strength will be displayed.


Version:2.25 (11 Nov 2005)
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 firmware upgrade image sizes larger than 2MB. This version is required to upgrade iLO 2 version 1.00 and later.


Version:2.24 (14 Jul 2005)
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 the certificate management commands present in iLO firmware 1.80 and later.


Version:2.23(A) (17 Nov 2004)
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 the certificate management commands present in iLO firmware 1.64 and later.


Version:2.22(A) (2 Mar 2004)
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 allow entering login name and password from the command line.


Version:2.21(A) (6 Jan 2004)
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 allow properly formatted XML responses to be returned from the client.


Version:2.20(A) (10 Jun 2003)
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.


Supports multi-packet response from firmware.


Version:2.10(A) (10 Oct 2002)
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 the following:

  • Enhanced error reporting.

  • Allow user to specify SSL port number; default :443.

Version:2.00(A) (9 Aug 2002)
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 release.


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