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Change OA IP Address

 
prasannag6
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Change OA IP Address

Hi, Is there a way to change Onboard administrator IP address (for what ever reasons,, say we are migrating the Enclosures to new data center and using plugging new networks) without resetting any configuration? Will there be any impact to the existing configurations (VCM etc)?

My understanding is this will make VCM unreachable and we will have to wipe out and start from scratch. Any help is appreciated, Thanks!

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Psychonaut
Respected Contributor

Re: Change OA IP Address

That is not the case, you can change the IP addresses without losing any configurations.  I would suggest changing the OA IP address just before it goes offline (make sure to set the new subnet and gateway), otherwise you will have to plug into it directly with a crash cart.  After it is online you can change the IP addresses of the interconnects or you could change them just before you take the system down.

prasannag6
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Re: Change OA IP Address

 Is it possible for you to point me to the documentation or detailed steps to perform this OA IP Change and VC IP change? Thanks in advance

Renjiv
Respected Contributor

Re: Change OA IP Address

 

Hi,

 

Please follow the below link page 97, 98, 99 for setting Static OA IP address

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c00705292/c00705292.pdf

 

For VC Domain IP address configuration, refer the below guide page 168:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c00865618/c00865618.pdf

 

You may also refer post:

 

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/HP-BladeSystem-Virtual-Connect/Are-there-any-issues-with-changing-the-IP-addresses-of-the/td-p/1406

 

Regards,

 

Renji

I am an HP employee.

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