Reconfigure iLo network settings using HPONCFG

To proceed with this we will use HPONCFG utility.

To write the current iLo configuration simply open a cmd prompt and execute the following command:

C:\Program Files\HP\hponcfg>hponcfg /w iLoConfig.xml

To change settings you need to create an XML file containing the parameters you want to change, formatted using the RIBCL language.

RIBCL allows you to write XML scripts to configure and manage iLO config settings.

To modify the network settings create a xml file with this information:

 <LOGIN USER_LOGIN="user" PASSWORD="password">
 <IP_ADDRESS VALUE = "x.x.x.x"/>
 <SUBNET_MASK VALUE = "x.x.x.x"/>
 <PRIM_DNS_SERVER value = "x.x.x.x"/>

And then run the script like so:

C:\Program Files\HP\hponcfg>hponcfg /f your_script_name.xml

Hope that this information can be useful


About rodvars
Been working in IT Services/Consulting for the past 15 years. My main areas of work are planning, development, managing and administration System infrastructures focusing on optimizing user processes, enforcing business security, performance enhancements, high availabilty and infrastucture scalability.

2 Responses to Reconfigure iLo network settings using HPONCFG

  1. Selvapriya says:

    Useful information. Can you post how to pass dynamic information to the Linux command using python script and hponcfg?

  2. Pingback: Reset HP’s iLO Password and it’s IP Address Remotely, No Reboot Method - IT & IM

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