Install HPONCFG on ESXI for configuring hp server ILO

Hi , ..

ssh to ESXI,

#cd /tmp

Download this file


#esxcli software vib install -d /tmp/

reload the esxi with this command : #reload

# cd /opt/hp/tools

reset ilo to factory

#./hponcfg -r

Get a txt file from config file

#./hponcfg -w /tmp/iloconfig.txt

Edit the ilo config file with vi editor

#vi /tmp/iloconfig.txt

<PRIM_DNS_SERVER value = “”/>


upload new file to server ,

# ./hponcfg -f /tmp/iloconfig.txt


Reset Administrator password,

create a xml file like this

#vi psw_reset.xml

<ribcl VERSION=”2.0″>
<login USER_LOGIN=”Administrator” PASSWORD=”newpass“>
<user_INFO MODE=”write”>
<mod_USER USER_LOGIN=”Administrator”>
<password value=”newpass“/>

Save the file and ,

#./hponcfg -f resetpass.xml


Now you can see ILO web panel with the new ip and new administrator password



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