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Problems with OA 4.11?

Occasional Advisor

Problems with OA 4.11?

I recently upgraded all 6 of my C7000s from OA 4.01 to OA 4.11. 

 

A week later, two of them, at different times seem to have lost access to the blades (I have 16 in each) and then reacquires it back within 10 seconds.

The alert mail shows this for each blade:

EVENT (30 Mar 13:31): Blade in bay 8 status has changed to: Failed.

 

Blade, "CUTTER", has changed from OK to Failed.

Only to get it right back

 

EVENT (30 Mar 13:32): Blade in bay 8 status has changed to: OK.

 

Blade, "CUTTER", has changed from Failed to OK.

 

This happened again this weekend,  once per blade server, a couple hours apart. Its always the same bladecenters.

The individual blades stay up.  This seems to be an ILO connectivity issue, but I don't know why. Any ideas and help is greatly appreciated.

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Occasional Advisor

Re: Problems with OA 4.11?

Update: It happened again this morning:  All 16 blades report the same..

 


Apr  1 06:30:34  OA: Management Processor on Blade 8 appears unresponsive.
Apr  1 06:30:34  OA: Management Processor on Blade 9 appears unresponsive.
<snip>
Apr  1 06:30:59  OA: Management Process on Blade 4 appears responsive again.
Apr  1 06:30:59  OA: Management Process on Blade 2 appears responsive again.

<etc>

Trusted Contributor Trusted Contributor

Re: Problems with OA 4.11?

Stuart,

 

Which ILO generation (2, 3, 4) and what version of ILO firmware on them?

 

Ken

Occasional Advisor

Re: Problems with OA 4.11?

ilo2 are at 2.23

and ilo3 are at  1.55, 1.65 or 1.70 

thanks

 

HPE Pro

Re: Problems with OA 4.11?

send me a showall for all c7000, in private message ;)

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Honored Contributor

Re: Problems with OA 4.11?

I can tell you that, since I did the update through Oneview to SPP 2014.02 on my blade enclosure, I have had similar things twice in 3 weeks... No further messages behind. 3 Gen8 blades in the enclosure all updated to latest SPP... If I receive the message again I will post the exact information...

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Respected Contributor

Re: Problems with OA 4.11?

I am seeing the same thing on the two chassis worth of BL465c Gen8 blades that I've updated to 2014.02.  I left the OA at 4.01.  It looks like it's something with the 1.40 Firmware.

Occasional Advisor

Re: Problems with OA 4.11?

HP tells me that I have to run SP2014.02 on all my blades and my problems will go away... Humm.

 

HPE Pro

Re: Problems with OA 4.11?

or those who have problems, sent me by private message, showAll report

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Honored Contributor

Re: Problems with OA 4.11?

Stuart,

 

My entire enclosure is running 2014.02 (OA, VC and blades) and I see these issues as well....

 

 

Kr,

Bart

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Occasional Advisor

Re: Problems with OA 4.11?

I have lost iLO access (server unresponsive) to almost all servers in 20 x c7000 enclosures.

 

Different servers (BL460c/BL490c/BL2x220c from G1 to G7).

iLO 2.23

OA 4.01/4.11/4.20

 

It's happened after unsucceful network firmware upgrade (with SPP 2014.02) on some BL460c G1 servers.

NIC configuration data lost (including MAC addresses, etc), NIC adapter is disabled.

 

This is known bug of SPP 2014.02.

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/ProLiant-Servers-ML-DL-SL/HP-Proliant-DL380-G5-NIC-s-not-found-after-fi...

 

Looks like, corrupted NIC's have send some incorrect packets or MAC addresses conflict, which almost destroys all management network!!!

 

I can recover servers only by issues "reset server" command on OA modules. But i can't hard restart for hundreds of servers!

 

Servers which was not restarted by "reset server" still "Critical error"/"Unknwon" state.

 

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Occasional Advisor

Re: Problems with OA 4.11?

Fantastic!

All iLO 2 interfaces in our management vlan is stuck!

Even non blades servers!

 

# hponcfg
HP Lights-Out Online Configuration utility
Version 4.3.0 Date 12/10/2013 (c) Hewlett-Packard Company, 2014
ERROR: Error communicating with ILO
ERROR: Unable to communicate with the Management Processor.

 

I can't restart iLO 2 without completely remove power from the servers!

 

p.s. iLO 3 was not affected.

HPE Pro

Re: Problems with OA 4.11?

Hi All

 

OA v4.11 and v4.20 contain an OpenSSL version that has the vulnerability for  Heartbleed

 

iLOs are NOT vulnerable as they don't use SSL/TLS libraries that contain the TLS heartbeat extension BUT, we are receiving reports that the script that test for the HeartBleed bug is causing iLO2 to stop responding and the blades have to be refused to recover iLO2 functionality.  

 

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Occasional Visitor

Re: Problems with OA 4.11?

I was being flooded with lots and lots of these messages until I turned SIM off.  Then they all stopped.  Working with HP Support now to be able to use SIM again.

 

Ben

Respected Contributor

Re: Problems with OA 4.11?

I upgraded the two chassis that I was seeing the alerts from to firmware 4.21 and it looks like that finally stopped the "Blade, "xxxx", has changed from Failed to OK." flapping.