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HP ProLiant DL140 User Manual

Generation 2 lights-out 100i remote management processor
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HP ProLiant DL140 and HP ProLiant
DL145 Generation 2 Lights-Out 100i
Remote Management Processor
User Guide
April 2005 (First Edition)
Part Number 390153-001

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  • Page 1 HP ProLiant DL140 and HP ProLiant DL145 Generation 2 Lights-Out 100i Remote Management Processor User Guide April 2005 (First Edition) Part Number 390153-001...
  • Page 2 Part Number 390153-001 Audience assumptions This document is for the person who installs, administers, and troubleshoots servers and storage systems. HP assumes you are qualified in the servicing of computer equipment and trained in recognizing hazards in products with hazardous energy levels.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Operational overview Server management..........................5 Server management features ........................ 5 Configuration Using the serial port ..........................7 Enabling serial access to the remote management processor............ 7 Remote management processor serial port configuration............8 Using TCP/IP over Ethernet management port..................8 Selecting an Ethernet management port ...................
  • Page 4 HP ProLiant DL140 and HP ProLiant DL145 Lights-Out 100i Remote Management User Guide Monitoring sensors feature......................... 27 Platform event filtering configuration pages..................28 Platform Event Trap Configuration page ................... 30 Acronyms and abbreviations Index...
  • Page 5: Operational Overview

    Server management features......................5 Server management The HP ProLiant DL140 or HP ProLiant DL145 Generation 2 Lights-Out 100i Remote Management Processor delivers basic remote control of vital server resources and supports IPMI 1.5. Throughout this document, you will also see the term "BMC," which is synonymous with remote management processor.
  • Page 6 HP ProLiant DL140 and HP ProLiant DL145 Lights-Out 100i Remote Management User Guide • Remotely monitor server state voltage, fan speed, and system state (S0 or S5) • Configure TCP/IP settings for the NIC • Change user password • Use the CLI to issue raw IPMI 1.5 commands •...
  • Page 7: Configuration

    Configuration In this section Using the serial port........................7 Using TCP/IP over Ethernet management port ................8 Using the serial port The server serial port provides basic serial port functionality and also serves as an interface to the remote management processor. You can configure the system serial port for exclusive use with BMC.
  • Page 8: Remote Management Processor Serial Port Configuration

    HP ProLiant DL140 and HP ProLiant DL145 Lights-Out 100i Remote Management User Guide 5. Press the down arrow key (↓) to scroll to the Serial Port menu. Press the Enter key to toggle between SIO COM Port and BMC COM Port.
  • Page 9: Obtaining A Dhcp Ip Address From The Bios Setup Utility

    Configuration 2. When POST displays the message ROM-Based Setup, press the F10 key. If the server has an administrator password configured, the system prompts you to enter the password. If the server does not have a password configured, the main screen of the BIOS Setup Utility appears. 3.
  • Page 10: Setting Up A Static Ip Address From The Bios Setup Utility

    HP ProLiant DL140 and HP ProLiant DL145 Lights-Out 100i Remote Management User Guide Setting up a static IP address from the BIOS Setup Utility By default, the remote management processor has DHCP enabled and automatically negotiates an IP address. To disable DHCP and enable a static address: 1.
  • Page 11: Configuring Network Access For Static Ip Address From The Cli

    Configuration 2. After the connection is established, switch from the default BIOS Serial Console connection to the CLI by first pressing and releasing the Esc key and then simultaneously pressing the Shift + ( keys. The remote management processor login prompt appears. The default user name is admin and the password is admin.
  • Page 13: Using Integrated Lights-Out 100I

    Using Integrated Lights-Out 100i In this section Logging in to the remote management processor.................13 Browser main menu options ......................15 CLI commands ..........................16 Changing the password.........................17 Using the remote console ......................19 Controlling server power remotely....................21 Using the system event log......................22 Additional network settings......................24 Hardware Inventory page ......................26...
  • Page 14: Logging In Through The Cli

    HP ProLiant DL140 and HP ProLiant DL145 Lights-Out 100i Remote Management User Guide 2. Enter your user name and password. The default user name is admin, and the default password is admin. Logging in through the CLI To log into the remote management processor through the CLI and enter Terminal mode: 1.
  • Page 15: Browser Main Menu Options

    Using Integrated Lights-Out 100i • Press and release the Esc key and then press the Shift + ( keys simultaneously. • Enter the quit command at the command prompt. Browser main menu options From the main menu, you can access all of the basic remote management capabilities of the remote management processor.
  • Page 16: Cli Commands

    HP ProLiant DL140 and HP ProLiant DL145 Lights-Out 100i Remote Management User Guide Option Description System Event Log Displays the system event log Network Settings Accesses the network parameter settings screen PET configuration Accesses the PET destinations and alert policy table...
  • Page 17: Changing The Password

    Using Integrated Lights-Out 100i Command Action Sets up the network N[etwork setup]* R[eset] warm Resets the server R[eset] cold Powers off the server and powers on the server after a short time has passed V[ersion] Shows the management firmware version Displays a list of commands H[ELP] Q[UIT]...
  • Page 18: Changing The Password Through The Cli

    HP ProLiant DL140 and HP ProLiant DL145 Lights-Out 100i Remote Management User Guide 2. Input the password as indicated, and click the Set button to save the changes. Changing the password through the CLI Passwords are case-sensitive and can contain up to 16 characters. To change the user password through the CLI: 1.
  • Page 19: Using The Remote Console

    This tool is valuable in troubleshooting and managing servers remotely. To configure the BIOS Setup Utility on the target ProLiant DL140 or ProLiant DL145 G2 system: 1. Press the F10 key during POST to enter the BIOS Setup Utility.
  • Page 20: Microsoft Windows Ems Management

    Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003 provides text-based console access. You can connect a laptop to the remote management processor to perform basic management tasks on the ProLiant DL140 or ProLiant DL145 G2 target system. The Windows® EMS Console, if enabled, displays the processes that are running and enables administrators to halt processes.
  • Page 21: Controlling Server Power Remotely

    Using Integrated Lights-Out 100i Controlling server power remotely Using a web browser or the CLI, you can remotely operate the power button of a host server. Virtual power support enables you to power on, power off, and power cycle the host server. This virtual power support operates independently of the state of the operating system.
  • Page 22: Controlling Server Power Through The Cli

    HP ProLiant DL140 and HP ProLiant DL145 Lights-Out 100i Remote Management User Guide Controlling server power through the CLI 1. Log into the remote management processor CLI as described in the "Logging in to the remote management processor" section. 2. At the command prompt, enter one of the following commands: –...
  • Page 23: Accessing The System Event Log From A Web Browser

    Using Integrated Lights-Out 100i Accessing the system event log from a web browser Click System Event Log on the main menu navigation bar. Accessing the system event log from the ROM-based setup 1. In the BIOS setup utility, press the right arrow (→) key to navigate to the Advanced menu.
  • Page 24: Additional Network Settings

    HP ProLiant DL140 and HP ProLiant DL145 Lights-Out 100i Remote Management User Guide – ECC Event Logging – Mark DMI events as read – Clear all DMI event logs 4. Press the Enter key to view the options. 5. Press the Esc key to return to the previous screen, or press the F10 key to save the changes and exit Setup.
  • Page 25: Configuring Network Settings Using A Web Browser

    Using Integrated Lights-Out 100i Configuring network settings using a web browser Click Network Settings on the main menu, and input new settings on the Network Settings screen. Configuring network settings using the CLI 1. Log in to the remote management processor CLI as described in the "Logging in to the remote management processor"...
  • Page 26: Hardware Inventory Page

    HP ProLiant DL140 and HP ProLiant DL145 Lights-Out 100i Remote Management User Guide Command Action Sets the delay between two pings from the delay remote management processor length Sets the default ping packet length rtadd Manually adds an IP route to the table...
  • Page 27: Monitoring Sensors Feature

    To access this page from a web browser, click Hardware Inventory on the main menu navigation bar. Monitoring sensors feature The Monitor Sensors page enables remote monitoring of the current status of major sensors of a target ProLiant DL140 or ProLiant DL145 G2 Server.
  • Page 28: Platform Event Filtering Configuration Pages

    HP ProLiant DL140 and HP ProLiant DL145 Lights-Out 100i Remote Management User Guide To access this page from a web browser, click Monitoring Sensors on the main menu navigation bar. Platform event filtering configuration pages Each of the PEF pages enables the configuration of the remote management processor to take selected actions on event messages that it receives or has internally generated.
  • Page 29 Using Integrated Lights-Out 100i To configure a PEF for a particular sensor, click the PEF button on the far right of that sensor on the Monitoring Sensors page, which opens the PEF Configuration page for that sensor. The PEF Configuration page has two sections for the sensors: •...
  • Page 30: Platform Event Trap Configuration Page

    Platform Event Trap Configuration page The PET Configuration page enables an alarm or specified condition originating on the ProLiant DL140 or ProLiant DL145 G2 server to alert a systems management console that supports IPMI 1.5. To access this page from a web browser, click PET Configuration on the main...
  • Page 31 Using Integrated Lights-Out 100i The PET Destinations section indicates to the remote management processor where to send the PET if it is configured to send the trap to a remote system. This section has up to four entries specifying IP and MAC addresses. The address to use is selected in the Alert Policy Table (shown in the figure).
  • Page 33: Acronyms And Abbreviations

    Acronyms and abbreviations BIOS Basic Input/Output System base management controller Command Line Interface DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Emergency Management Services Internet Protocol IPMI Intelligent Platform Management Interface medium access control...
  • Page 34 HP ProLiant DL140 and HP ProLiant DL145 Lights-Out 100i Remote Management User Guide network interface controller Platform Event Filtering Platform Event Trap POST Power-On Self Test TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol TFTP Trivial File Transfer Protocol universal serial interface virtual storage interface...
  • Page 35: Index

    Index Main menu functions 15 monitoring sensors 27 browser, main menu 15 NIC (network interface controller) 33 browsers 18, 21, 23, 25 operational overview 5 CLI (Command Line Interface) 16, 19, 22, 23, CLI (Command Line Interface), commands 16 configuration procedures 7 password, changing through a browser 17 configuration, event filtering 28 password, changing through the CLI 18...
  • Page 36 HP ProLiant DL140 and HP ProLiant DL145 Lights-Out 100i Remote Management User Guide TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) 8, 34 trap configuration 28, 30 user account, modifying 17 user and configuration settings 17 virtual power 21...

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