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vSphere 7, ILO Amplifier and Lifecycle Manager...

 
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vSphere 7, ILO Amplifier and Lifecycle Manager...

So, after doing some reading, I see that the new vSphere LifeCycle manager is only supported by HPE Ilo Amplifier. Seeing as we run Oneview for all our remote support, and general firmware patching for our servers, will there be a newer Oneview which will support lifecycle manager, or will we have to deploy out yet another appliance and run Ilo Amplifier AND Oneview together to use the full lifecycle manager funtionality?

I dont mind waiting and hanging on with Oneview and no lifecyle manager support, as long as I know its coming down the line!

 

 

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Re: vSphere 7, ILO Amplifier and Lifecycle Manager...

Hi

I can't comment on OneView intergration but what I do know is that iLO Amplifier can not update machines that are managed by OneView.  I assume by your question you would fall in to this catagory...

For now unfortunatly you'll probably have to wait...

If you've not seen it the following might provide further info - https://support.hpe.com/hpesc/public/docDisplay?docId=a00097866en_us

 

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Re: vSphere 7, ILO Amplifier and Lifecycle Manager...

The HPE HSM plug-in for vLCM is included in iLO Amplifier Pack v1.60, however there is no update on Oneview which will support lifecycle manager. 

 

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Re: vSphere 7, ILO Amplifier and Lifecycle Manager...

I haven't tested it myself, but my understanding is there was some loosening of the rules others mentioned above for this.

If you set the OneView Server Profile \ Firmware Baseline to Managed Manually, supposedly you can then use iLO Amplifier via vLCM to push out updates.

My assumption is this is effectively a work-around until the OneView team adds direct vLCM capability or some kind of Intermediary VM.


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Re: vSphere 7, ILO Amplifier and Lifecycle Manager...

Hi T_1_6

Please send me a private message and we can discuss further.

 

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Doug

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Re: vSphere 7, ILO Amplifier and Lifecycle Manager...

Hi,

is their any support for Lifecycle Manager and OneView planned?

Thanks

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Re: vSphere 7, ILO Amplifier and Lifecycle Manager...

Although we can't comment on a public forum about potential new features or products, it is always helpful to understand what requirements you would be looking for.

 

Is there anything specific that you would want in a OneView-vLCM integration?

 

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Doug

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Re: vSphere 7, ILO Amplifier and Lifecycle Manager...

vLCM should be able to use OneView for Firmware and Drivers. Also we use OV for provisioning for settings in BIOS, iLO, etc.