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set ilo name without reboot

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set ilo name without reboot

Hi All,


I'm currently changing the server name in the iLo of my devices.


I perform this with the hpasmcli command, but this change requires a reboot before it is activated.


Is there a way I can set (change) the server name in the iLo without rebooting the device?




Johan Huysmans


Re: set ilo name without reboot

If you use the HPONCFG utility you can send this XML to iLO to change the server name in iLO


  <LOGIN USER_LOGIN="adminname" PASSWORD="password">
    <SERVER_INFO MODE="write">
 <SERVER_NAME value ="MyServerName"/>


HPONCFG is a utility included in the SmartStart Scripting toolkit


Example iLO XML


HP Lights-Out XML Scripting Sample for Windows


HP Lights-Out XML PERL Scripting Sample for Linux