Version 6.0.1 Description HP SUM is a technology that installs and updates firmware and software on HP ProLiant servers, and firmware on HP Integrity servers. HP SUM provides a web-based GUI and a command-line scriptable interface for: Deployment of firmware for single or one-to-many HP ProLiant and HP Integrity servers and network-based targets such as iLO, OA, and VC Ethernet and Fibre Channel modules.
#Defaults targetpw # ask for the password of the target user. For example, WARNING! Only use this option with Defaults targetpw. To use super user functionality, configure the user as a super user with all root privileges. You can also use non-root user with a root user to update components. HP SUM deployment HP SUM runs...
NOTE: You cannot execute HP SUM locally to update a VMware vSphere node. The VMware server must be running hp-smx-provider-500.03.01.2–434156 or later. Download the providers for the appropriate version of VMware vSphere release from one of the following locations: ◦ Version 1.3.5 and later of the HP Insight Management WBEM Provider offline bundle.
Table 1 HP SUM Windows network ports (continued) Ports Description iLO firmware without requiring a server reboot or a migration of the virtual machines to other servers. Remote HP Integrity iLO and Superdome 2 updates require these ports to be open on systems for network traffic in both directions to transfer firmware files.
GUI changes 6.0.0 term 6.0.1 term Description Guided Update Localhost Guided Update More accurately describes what you can update using the Localhost Guided Update. Reset Start Over On the Localhost Guided Update interactive screen and the Add Node screen, this button has been renamed to better describe what this button does.
Downloading HP SUM You can download HP SUM from the HP website or from the HP Software Delivery Repository. Downloading HP SUM from the HP website Launch a web browser. Go to http://www.hp.com/go/hpsum/download. Click on the file that you want to download: NOTE: These downloads do not include software or firmware.
Launching HP SUM in online mode Mount the ISO on your host. Open Start.html, found in the root directory of the ISO, in a supported browser. Follow the directory on the screen. Offline mode: Runs HP SUM from the Linux kernel included in the ISO. Offline mode includes two modes: ◦...
Issues and suggested actions The following are known issues and limitations with HP SUM. For a full list of troubleshooting items see the HP Smart Update Manager User Guide HP SUM does not display the download from hp.com button This version of HP SUM does not support downloading updates from hp.com to add a baseline to the baseline library.
HP SUM legacy CLI documentation includes incorrect information about the /oa_username attribute Suggested Action: Use the /oa_username and /oa_password attributes even if the OA and VC use the same credentials. This argument provides the user name credential for OA /oa_username associated with VC specified with the target command-line parameter.
HP SUM does not display the Force button for components to be updated on nodes running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.10 Suggested Action: The work around for this issue is to manually reinstall the RPM outside of HP SUM. This issue will be fixed in a future version of HP SUM. HP SUM displays “Update returned an error”...