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HP ILO4 directly to internet?

 
GT-R
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HP ILO4 directly to internet?

Is HP ILO4 safe to connect it directly to the internet without a vpn?

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Jimmy Vance
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Re: HP ILO4 directly to internet?

Connecting iLO directly to the internet is not considered a best practice.  You should access iLO over a VPN connction




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GT-R
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Re: HP ILO4 directly to internet?

So its not safe, right?

Because i saw some companys, they connected the ilo directly to the web.

thanks for the answer

parnassus
Honored Contributor

Re: HP ILO4 directly to internet?


GT-R wrote:

Is HP ILO4 safe to connect it directly to the internet without a vpn?


What do you mean exactly with "directly to the internet without a vpn"?

Are you considering protecting the HPE iLO4 Web Interface by using a Firewall? so, a possible approach (not the very best practice, stil better the VPN approach) would be to access the HPE iLO4 Web Interface by configuring a basic Port Forwarding at company Firewall level (so HPE iLO4 is placed behind a NAT) and adding a specific Firewall rule to estabilish who exactly - AKA specific IP Public Address - can actually successfully connecting to HPE iLO4 Web Interface excluding all the others that are trying to connect? ...in any case a proper configured Firewall is needed.

Torsten.
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Re: HP ILO4 directly to internet?

This is exactly the question - did the ILO get really a public IP address or is it behind a firewall, router, etc ... ?


Hope this helps!
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Torsten.

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GT-R
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Re: HP ILO4 directly to internet?

yes with a public ip address no firewalls no routers, nothing..

thats why im wondering.

every one can access the ilo4 from the web.

parnassus
Honored Contributor

Re: HP ILO4 directly to internet?

Gosh, that's a very bad practice IMHO...for sure a configuration I personally avoid as hell.