HPE Community read-only access December 15, 2018
This is a maintenance upgrade. You will be able to read articles and posts, but not post or reply.
Dec 15, 4:00 am to 10:00 am UTC
Dec 14, 10:00 pm CST to Dec 15, 4:00 am CST
Dec 14, 8:00 pm PST to Dec 15, 2:00 am PST
Server Management - Systems Insight Manager
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Installing HP tools on G8 running Hyper-V


Installing HP tools on G8 running Hyper-V



We have a ProLiant DL380p Gen8 that run Hyper-V Core version 2012R2 (without the Windows part)

I was wondering if it is possible to install all the HP agents, drivers and tools on it since it does not really run Windows itself. And also have it managed by HP SIM

If it is possible what would be the best way of doing it ?


Thank you for your help




Acclaimed Contributor

Re: Installing HP tools on G8 running Hyper-V

For Gen8 and Gen9 servers it is usually enough to register ILO to your SIM in order to monitor them, regardless what OS is running.

Hope this helps!

There are only 10 types of people in the world -
those who understand binary, and those who don't.

No support by private messages. Please ask the forum!

If you feel this was helpful please click the KUDOS! thumb below!   

Re: Installing HP tools on G8 running Hyper-V

Yes I am able to detect the server using ilo

but what about the software verification and pushing updates ?


Is it possible to check the software version on an Hyper-V server ?

I think I need the VCA agent running on the server to do that, how can I run the VCA agent on a server if it does not run Windows ?

Honored Contributor

Re: Installing HP tools on G8 running Hyper-V


For software verification you would need the AMS agent, i'm not sure if that works on core but you could give it a try. This is only for verification. I would use Hpsum remote to update the server.
Kind regards,