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upgrading Firmware through Insight Manager or Integrated Lights Out

Juan Carlos Olaya
Occasional Contributor

upgrading Firmware through Insight Manager or Integrated Lights Out

can a server firmware be upgraded through Insight Manager or Integrated Lights Out?????

Looking at keeping servers at remote sites updated without the need to travel.

Much Appreciated.
4 REPLIES
Dennis Handly
Acclaimed Contributor

Re: upgrading Firmware through Insight Manager or Integrated Lights Out

You might want to mention what types of servers, Proliant?
Juan Carlos Olaya
Occasional Contributor

Re: upgrading Firmware through Insight Manager or Integrated Lights Out

Servers are ProLiant 380,385,585 GL's 4 and 5's one is a gp... running on linux rhel 3 and 5. and wondering if they would have to capability of being upgraded through ILO or Insight Manager.
Rob Buxton
Honored Contributor

Re: upgrading Firmware through Insight Manager or Integrated Lights Out

Short answer is yes, that's what the VCA does.
Download the updated FW into the VCRM repository, fire up VCA for the server in question and deploy it.
You can deploy the ILO, Array and Server BIOS FW via the VCA.
Juan Carlos Olaya
Occasional Contributor

Re: upgrading Firmware through Insight Manager or Integrated Lights Out

Thank you very much for your response.... This greatly helps.