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Occasional Contributor

iLo with KVM

We have an avocent KVM. When a server is connected to the KVM the iLO does not work. When it is disconnected fromthe KVM everything works fine

Any ideas?

thanks
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Honored Contributor

Re: iLo with KVM

What version of iLO firmware are you using? Could you describe the iLO problem? Does Remote console not work, or is there something more sinister?
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Occasional Contributor

Re: iLo with KVM

The firmware version is 1.2

The problem is when the server is connected to the KVM switch you are unable to start any remote consoles.
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Trusted Contributor

Re: iLo with KVM

There is an avocent firmware update to fix this problem.
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Valued Contributor

Re: iLo with KVM

I would strongly suggest you upgrade to iLO 1.6x. v1.2 is extremely old.
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Occasional Contributor

Re: iLo with KVM

It all now works. I tried it on a machine with the iLo on v1.2 and it works fine.

The fix indeed must of been to upgrade the firmware on the Avocent
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Occasional Contributor

Re: iLo with KVM

Upgrading the Avocent Firmware worked

Thanks to everyone