Solved

Best way to login remotely to HP DL380G6

Posted on 2010-09-23
3
1,133 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-30

I just build two new HP DL380G6 servers for our organization and would like to know the best way to log in.  Should I use the HP Inisght Manager Remote agent... PC Anywhere... or some other type of remote access utility.

Both servers are running Windows Server 2008R2.
0
Comment
Question by:jchismar
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:DocSeltsam
ID: 33744457
Hi there,

if those two servers are installed at your location, why just use good 'ole RDP ?

You maybe want to check this one, too: http://www.mremote.org

--TheDoctor
0
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
blaslett earned 250 total points
ID: 33751349
I recommend iLO and HP insight management.

It gives you full control including a virtual power button, you can access the server even when it is powered down and reboot. Also, you get full HP diagnostic assessment in real time.

It's a great tool, best admin tool you can get IMHO, there is nothing you cant do with iLO that you could not do standing infront of the machine itself, except for cracking open the lid!
0
 
LVL 1

Assisted Solution

by:mgd_india
mgd_india earned 250 total points
ID: 34029653
Exactly.

The servers DL380g6 has got ILO2 Feature !

for this for each server,

1. you need to connect one more Ethernet cable in ILO2 RJ45 port on the backside of the server.
2. If thereis DHCP server in the network, find out the IP assigned to ILO2 of the server
3. If you dont find the ILO2 password Tag that usually gets shipped along with the server, you can configure an User and Password (both are Case Sensitive) as well as Static ip if required.
3. Type the ILO2 IP in Internet Explorer from your remote desktop from where you want to have the control.
4. click on "Integrated Remote Console" in "Remote Console" tab.
Note : for using this feature, you require atleast ILO2 Advanced trial license to be installed!
Link to subscribe to a trial license ...
https://h20293.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/try.do?productNumber=HPICEVAL
This license is to be applied after logging to ILO2 using username and password, "Administration " >>  "Licensing"

All the Best!
0

Featured Post

Ransomware-A Revenue Bonanza for Service Providers

Ransomware – malware that gets on your customers’ computers, encrypts their data, and extorts a hefty ransom for the decryption keys – is a surging new threat.  The purpose of this eBook is to educate the reader about ransomware attacks.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article explains how to install and use the NTBackup utility that comes with Windows Server.
This article provides a convenient collection of links to Microsoft provided Security Patches for operating systems that have reached their End of Life support cycle. Included operating systems covered by this article are Windows XP,  Windows Server…
This tutorial will show how to push an installation of Backup Exec to an additional server in both 2012 and 2014 versions of the software. Click on the Backup Exec button in the upper left corner. From here, select Installation and Licensing, then I…
This tutorial will show how to configure a single USB drive with a separate folder for each day of the week. This will allow each of the backups to be kept separate preventing the previous day’s backup from being overwritten. The USB drive must be s…
Suggested Courses

627 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question