Interconnect module configuration
Each interconnect module ships with a default configuration. For customized
configuration or advanced port mapping, see the installation instructions that ship
with each interconnect module.
To configure HP Virtual Connect modules, see the HP Virtual Connect for c-Class
BladeSystem User Guide on the HP website
To determine recommended updates and download the latest firmware, see the HP
BladeSystem c-Class Firmware and Upgrades Compatibility Matrix on the HP
If you are operating the enclosure in a Microsoft® Windows® or Linux OS
environment, use the following tools to verify and update the firmware:
HP Smart Update Manager
The HP Smart Update Manager utility is available from the ProLiant Firmware
Maintenance CD. This CD and others can be downloaded free-of-charge
from the HP website (http://www.hp.com/support).
Online ROM Flash Component Utility
The Online ROM Flash Component Utility enables system administrators to
efficiently upgrade system or controller ROM images across a wide range of
servers and array controllers. To download the tool and for more
information, see the HP website (http://www.hp.com/support).
If you are operating the enclosure in a VMWare ESX OS environment, use an
offline utility such as ROMPaq to update and verify the firmware. The ROMPaq
utility checks the system and provides a choice (if more than one exists) of
available firmware revisions.
For more information about the ROMPaq utility, see the HP website
Operating system installation
If the blade has an OS that is pre-installed, proceed to section 7, "Management
software (on page 7)".
A. Choose a supported operating system
For the latest operating system support information, see the HP website
B. Install an operating system
To install an operating system, use one of the following methods: