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* RECOMMENDED * HP Lights-Out Online Configuration Utility for Linux (AMD64/EM64T)

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Type: Software - Lights-Out Management
Version: 5.2.0-0(5 Feb 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 10 (AMD64/EM64T)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (AMD64/EM64T)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
Multi-part download
File name: hponcfg-5.2.0-0.x86_64.compsig (2.0 KB)
File name: hponcfg-5.2.0-0.x86_64.rpm (58 KB)
HP Lights-Out Online Configuration utility is a command line utility used to configure ProLiant Integrated Lights-Out processor (iLO) from within the Linux operating system without requiring a reboot of the server.

Introduced support for iLO 5 v1.20.

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 v1.10 or later

The management interface driver and management agents must be installed on the server.

For iLO 5, openssl v1.0.x or later is required in addition to above packages.
Customers who manually compile and install openssl or intentionally relocate /usr/bin/openssl, need to set PATH environment variable to direct HPONCFG to the right/intended openssl.


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

4e6166c28f31ca0e54defb0855109f8ecce36e987236f3753a68cf0623d0cc47 hponcfg-5.2.0-0.x86_64.rpm
0ebf2000c126acecb8c46b3465a01bc1ea1ad107a9dd6e091bbdf437229d712d hponcfg-5.2.0-0.x86_64.compsig

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.

If a previous version of the Hponcfg utility has been installed, it must be removed before this package can be installed. To remove the previous version of the package, type the following :

  • rpm -e hponcfg

To install the package, type:

  • rpm -ivh hponcfg-x.x.x.x86_64.rpm

After installation, the executable for hponcfg utility can be found under the directory /sbin.


End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


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


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.

Version:5.4.0-0 (27 Nov 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 where HPONCFG was not able to detect openssl library when both 32-bit and 64-bit openssl are installed.


Version:5.3.0-0(A) (27 Sep 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 iLO 5 v1.35.


Version:5.3.0-0 (26 Jun 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 iLO 5 v1.30.


Version:5.2.0-0 (5 Feb 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.


Version:5.1.0-0 (25 Sep 2017)
Enhancements

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


Introduced support for iLO 5 v1.15.


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.


  • Introduced support for iLO 5.
  • High security state support enabled in HPONCFG when iLO is set to any Security State.
  • Use -u and -p command line arguments when iLO is in HIGH/FIPS/SUITE-B Security States.

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


Version:4.6.0-0 (14 Aug 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 displays an appropriate error message with -w option when LOCK_CONFIGURATION is enabled.


Version:4.5.0-0 (15 Jun 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.


  • HPONCFG RPM is now signed by HP.
  • New command line argument –b or --reboot introduced in HPONCFG to reboot iLO without changing any configuration.

Version:4.4.0-0 (30 Mar 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.


- Support for iLO4 firmware version 1.5 and later


Version:4.3.1-0 (11 Jul 2014)
Fixes

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


With iLO 4 firmware v1.5 (or later), HPONCFG v4.3.0 (or earlier) for Linux fails every time while retrieving iLO Event Logs using the script "Get_iLO_Log.xml" and reports "segmentation fault" error.
This has been fixed in HPONCFG v4.3.1 for Linux.

Enhancements

None


Version:4.3.0-0 (18 Feb 2014)
Enhancements

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


 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 - HP 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

Type: Software - Lights-Out Management
Version: 5.2.0-0(5 Feb 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 10 (AMD64/EM64T)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (AMD64/EM64T)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12

Description

HP Lights-Out Online Configuration utility is a command line utility used to configure ProLiant Integrated Lights-Out processor (iLO) from within the Linux operating system without requiring a reboot of the server.

Enhancements

Introduced support for iLO 5 v1.20.

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 v1.10 or later

The management interface driver and management agents must be installed on the server.

For iLO 5, openssl v1.0.x or later is required in addition to above packages.
Customers who manually compile and install openssl or intentionally relocate /usr/bin/openssl, need to set PATH environment variable to direct HPONCFG to the right/intended openssl.


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

4e6166c28f31ca0e54defb0855109f8ecce36e987236f3753a68cf0623d0cc47 hponcfg-5.2.0-0.x86_64.rpm
0ebf2000c126acecb8c46b3465a01bc1ea1ad107a9dd6e091bbdf437229d712d hponcfg-5.2.0-0.x86_64.compsig

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.

If a previous version of the Hponcfg utility has been installed, it must be removed before this package can be installed. To remove the previous version of the package, type the following :

  • rpm -e hponcfg

To install the package, type:

  • rpm -ivh hponcfg-x.x.x.x86_64.rpm

After installation, the executable for hponcfg utility can be found under the directory /sbin.


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.


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.

Revision History

Version:5.4.0-0 (27 Nov 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 where HPONCFG was not able to detect openssl library when both 32-bit and 64-bit openssl are installed.


Version:5.3.0-0(A) (27 Sep 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 iLO 5 v1.35.


Version:5.3.0-0 (26 Jun 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 iLO 5 v1.30.


Version:5.2.0-0 (5 Feb 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.


Version:5.1.0-0 (25 Sep 2017)
Enhancements

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


Introduced support for iLO 5 v1.15.


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.


  • Introduced support for iLO 5.
  • High security state support enabled in HPONCFG when iLO is set to any Security State.
  • Use -u and -p command line arguments when iLO is in HIGH/FIPS/SUITE-B Security States.

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


Version:4.6.0-0 (14 Aug 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 displays an appropriate error message with -w option when LOCK_CONFIGURATION is enabled.


Version:4.5.0-0 (15 Jun 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.


  • HPONCFG RPM is now signed by HP.
  • New command line argument –b or --reboot introduced in HPONCFG to reboot iLO without changing any configuration.

Version:4.4.0-0 (30 Mar 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.


- Support for iLO4 firmware version 1.5 and later


Version:4.3.1-0 (11 Jul 2014)
Fixes

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


With iLO 4 firmware v1.5 (or later), HPONCFG v4.3.0 (or earlier) for Linux fails every time while retrieving iLO Event Logs using the script "Get_iLO_Log.xml" and reports "segmentation fault" error.
This has been fixed in HPONCFG v4.3.1 for Linux.

Enhancements

None


Version:4.3.0-0 (18 Feb 2014)
Enhancements

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


 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 - HP 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

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