HP ProLiant DL360 G5 success stories?
johan at stromnet.se
Wed Mar 12 22:41:48 UTC 2008
On Mar 12, 2008, at 11:27 PM, Pete French wrote:
>> How long have you run 7.0 (before release)? From all the other
>> responses it seems lots of ppl use 7.0 on these without any problems
>> at all.
> I've been running it since last september - never had any problem with
> it, and am pretty convinced it is stable.
Sounds good :)
>> This is where I'm a bit curious. What OS interaction does iLO do?
>> needs to be "compatible" i mean.
> Booting from the CD - I had one FreeBSD/iLO combination which would
> boot from the emulated CD. I needed to use the floppies and do a
> install. That was painful - I can't remember the version though.
> I have had no such probelsm with 7.0 and the latest iLO.
I see.. well if i ever need to boot from cd (reinstall) this box i'll
probably do it with local access anyway..
>> SOL capabilities.. To what degree can I remote control with iLO? If
> It acts as a complete console - just as if you were sitting in front
> of the machine. You can see the screen, use keyboard and mouse, and
> attack images as CD's or floppies.
>> iLO over internet? Possible, impossible? Encryption? (yes i know, not
>> exactly freebsd related questions but.. )
> iLO runs over https so is encrypted. It does run better from a Windows
> client than anything else sadly - but I keep a wWindows box around
> for this purpose. Have just installed a set of machines somewhere in
> Louisianna remotely, whilst sitting in bed in London with a cup of
> tea :
> using an OSX laptop :-) I love iLO...
Just what I thought then.
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