HP iLO setup via ESXi CLI (SSH)

I am trying to configure iLO on HP hosts via ESXi CLI (SSH). I follow the instructions (http://www.vmwarearena.com/2013/11/how-to-configure-hp-ilo-from-esxi-host.html) and I can confirm that the configuration has been loaded (if I export the config i can see the IP/gateway/etc that I assigned). However I am unable to access the iLO IP (no PING, no web-browser access, nothing). Any ideas? We have HP DL360p Gen8 servers running ESXi 5.0. I am also having trouble changing the password. Thanks.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Are you using the OEM HP version of ESXi 5.0 ?
criskritAuthor Commented:
Affirmative, ESXi 5.0 was installed using the "HP modified" image.
You need to restart iLO after IP changes. Cli does not enforce that.
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Is there a network cable plugged into the iLO and is it routable to your workstation?

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criskritAuthor Commented:
iLO is supposed to restart by itself after the new config is loaded. The network cable suggestion is a good one, I am not sure if it is plugged in, I will have someone check.

Any ideas why i cannot change the password?
criskritAuthor Commented:
I visited the site and iLO's were unplugged (duh!). In regards to the passwords I changed them through the admin web GUI. Thanks.
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