Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Linux: Proliant check firmware

How to check linux firmware version

hpiLO-> show /map1/firmware1
status=0
status_tag=COMMAND COMPLETED


/map1/firmware1
  Targets
  Properties
    version=2.01
    date=08/04/2010
  Verbs
    cd version exit show load set


hpiLO-> exit


Use the following procedure:

    * Use SSH to access the iLO device
    * Log in to the iLO using administrative credentials
    * Type the following command and press enter: "load -source http://ip_address/path/imagename.bin /map1/firmware"
          o  Example: "load -source http://192.168.0.1/ilo2_180.bin /map1/firmware"
    * The interface will download the new image and will reset itself
    * To check the firmware version, log in again using SSH and enter the following command: "show /map1/firmware version"