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Get BIOS Setting via ILO for G7 & Gen8 Server Blades

 
chuckk281
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Get BIOS Setting via ILO for G7 & Gen8 Server Blades

Patrick was looking to help get server info for a customer with previous generation Server Blades:

 

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We need to do an assessment of the customer environment regarding some BIOS Settings for all their Blades. The 3 settings we need are:

 

  • Power Profile
  • ASR
  • Hyper-Threading

 

Using ILO & RIBCL, we can get the first one using “GET_HOST_POWER_SAVER_STATUS”. However, I can’t find anything for the other 2. Do we have a “Command” to get this?

 

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Input from Kelly:

 

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Hey Patrick,

 

I will see if others have ideas/insight – but I think you may have to use “conrep”, Configuration Replication utility, in the OS to get hyper-threading setting….   I don’t think the iLO knows that status.

 

The ASR can be set/read a few ways.  Conrep is one way, but also hphealth cli in linux space and I suspect there is something in the Windows space to do. 

 

I also know you can also access it via Server Management Homepage (SMH).

 

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And from Dan:

 

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Agree, for BIOS settings before Gen9, Conrep is really always the answer.

 

Its included in our ESXi Tools Bundle but you have to run it from the Console/SSH which adds to the hassle.

There is no ESXCLI namespace for it last I checked.

 

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Other suggestions?