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Johan
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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?

 

 

Thx!

Johan Huysmans

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JimmyV
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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

 

<RIBCL VERSION="2.0">
  <LOGIN USER_LOGIN="adminname" PASSWORD="password">
    <SERVER_INFO MODE="write">
 <SERVER_NAME value ="MyServerName"/>
    </SERVER_INFO>
  </LOGIN>
</RIBCL>

 

HPONCFG is a utility included in the SmartStart Scripting toolkit

http://h18013.www1.hp.com/products/servers/management/toolkit/index.html

 

Example iLO XML

 

HP Lights-Out XML Scripting Sample for Windows

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&swItem=MTX-4b72daed6e554cefad65364462&jumpid=reg_R1002_USEN

 

HP Lights-Out XML PERL Scripting Sample for Linux

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&swItem=MTX-9ded60bd746942e18651211f51&jumpid=reg_R1002_USEN