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C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

bestinm
Advisor

C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

Hi,

C 7000 enclosure and BL 860C integrity server updated with latest firmware. DVD dirve connected to OA is accessible by BL 460c with Windows installed.
But in OA console DVD for BL 860 C is showing as unknown and in image/url "SSH is disabled on this blade's ILO processor". But in the server iLO page its' showing that SSH is enabled.

how make the DVD accessible from OA for BL 860C.

thanks,
Bestin
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rick jones
Honored Contributor

Re: C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

Hopefully what I'm about to say will cause someone else to tell me I am wrong :)

I don't know that the Integrity blades support the chassis DVD yet. That or perhaps to use the chassis DVD the virtual media support has to be enabled on the blade, and I don't think that is enabled by default with the iLO on a BL860c
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Torsten.
Acclaimed Contributor

Re: C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

Never tried this, sorry.
But vMedia is working fine and *I* would use ignite to install a OS on the blade...

Hope this helps!
Regards
Torsten.

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Raghuarch
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Re: C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

Hi Bestin,

Integrity BL860 Supports Enclosure DVD.
You should have OA version 2.10
What OS are you trying to install?

It should work fine, For integrity you should have a different OS CD.

I am sure you can install IA64-Linux on BL860c, i will update about Windows.

Regards,
Raguarch
Torsten.
Acclaimed Contributor

Re: C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

... in case of windows you need the 2k3 ia64 version, x64 won't work.

Hope this helps!
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Torsten.

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bestinm
Advisor

Re: C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

DVD through OA is working fine with 460c with windows. in bl860c its not happening. also i tried to updated the iLO f/w before installing HP UX but its not happening. After installing HP UX I was able to update thorugh EFI. still the DVD is not accessible through OA for bl860c (HP UX). virtual media is working fine.

tnx
bestin
rick jones
Honored Contributor

Re: C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

one the device overview page on the oa, what does it say about chassis dvd for the bl860?
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Torsten.
Acclaimed Contributor

Re: C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

Some things to keep in mind:
firmware must be always current!
USB is slow!
USB installation can take ~4 hours, Ignite installation takes around 1.5 hours, golden image installation takes around 20min.
Any questions...?

Hope this helps!
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Torsten.
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Re: C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

Problem solved now?

If not, some hints:

If there was no DVD drive present during installation, the driver is not loaded/configured into the kernel.

Use SAM or smh to adjust this (USB mass storage driver).
Once this is done, you should be able to see the drive in ioscan.
Depending on the OS, the device file will look different on 11.23 and 11.31.

Hope this helps!
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rick jones
Honored Contributor

Re: C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

In what was an unrelated email conversation the topic of using the chassis DVD with an Integrity blade came-up and it was stated one needs to be running MP firmware T.02.17: (or later I presume)

iLO-2 MP T.02.17

* Enabled upgrade of FPGA components from EFI
* Added a feature that allows the user to enter a 1-32 character string or an asset tag that stays with the system and helps to track the system.
* Added vFloppy and USB key support to vMedia feature
* Added support for HP BladeSystem c3000 Enclosure DVD drive.
* Added a feature that enables users to connect to iLO-2 MP from Onboard Administrator either by SSH or by HTTPS without requiring to enter any iLO login credentials

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knopp
Occasional Advisor

Re: C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

we checked all possible settings for that:
- recreated SSH keys
- reset of OAs
- reseated both OA between slots
- fw OA is 2.12 and fw on blades are current (2.17)

still this message: "SSH IS DISABLED ON THIS BLADE'S ILO PROCESSOR"

rick jones
Honored Contributor

Re: C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

Can you SSH into the iLO/MP from outside the chassis?
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knopp
Occasional Advisor

Re: C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

Good question... I'm waiting for customer's answer..
kris rombauts
Honored Contributor

Re: C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

Bestin,

can you check the following:

- telnet into the MP/iLO
- go to CM (Command Menu)
- type sa
- collect the 'sa' command output and post
it here on the forum.

It should look like this:

[bl860c-ilo1] MP:CM> sa

SA

This command allows you to modify MP access configuration.

Current Set Access Configuration:
T - Telnet : Enabled
W - Web SSL : Enabled
H - SSH : Enabled
I - IPMI over LAN : Disabled
C - Command Mode : MP Menu


If SSH is disabled here, you get to see the message in the OA DVD gui. If it is enabled, try to disable it, check the OA GUI. Then enable SSH again via the comend line 'sa' command to see if it makes a difference.

If i disable SSH via iLO http GUI or comamnd line , i do indeed get the message you have.

Kris
kris rombauts
Honored Contributor

Re: C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

Bestin,

just to be sure, can you also supply the SYSREV output of the MP/iLO ?

- telnet into the MP
- choose CM (Command Menu)
- type SYSREV


Kris
kris rombauts
Honored Contributor

Re: C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

Bestin,

someone kindly informed me and i verified it, this issue is solved when you provide a IP address in the Gateway field in the Enclosure Bay IP Adressing (EBIPA) of the OA GUI in the "Enclosure Settings".



HTH

Kris
habibalby
Frequent Advisor

Re: C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

Hello,
I'm facing almost the same problem. I have a Blade Servers one of them the iLo is working on it and the other one it doesn't work.

When i type the DNS Name or the IP Address, it iLO Page appears when but as soon as it Redirects to HTTPS, i got Page cannot be Displayed.

Is there anyway i can Disable the SSL on this iLO or I can renew the Certificate?
Sivaramakrishna_1
Honored Contributor

Re: C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

Hi All,

I have the same issue with even c3000 DVD and if i connect DVD drive to C7000 enclosure also. OA firmware is 2.25 and Blade is BL860c with 3.06.

One time it worked when i disable the SSH and enable the SSH after some time and rebooted the OA. Again after sometime it got into unknown state with the same msg "SSH is disabled on ilo".

Could anybody help on this.

Siva.
kris rombauts
Honored Contributor

Re: C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

Siva,

make sure the default gateway IP address is correct in the OA TCP/IP network details and in the EBIPA TCP/IP configuration.

This adresses this particular issue, there is no changes to be made in the Ilo/MP configuration of the BL860C.

HTH

Kris
Sivaramakrishna_1
Honored Contributor

Re: C 7000 enclosure -DVD drive - BL 860c integrity server

Hi Kris,

Thanks for your support.. Issue got resolved..

The issue is The Gateway assigned to iLO MP is dummy gateway.

We tried to set the OA IP as gateway to iLO MP and found DVD is working fine.

Also checked with out gateway IP of OA, it is working fine. Only thing is The Gateway IP of iLO MP should be pingable.

Regards,
Siva