accessing HP iLO virtual console

alphachi alphachi at
Mon Oct 30 05:47:55 UTC 2017

Although Firefox Java plugin is dying, javaws in
java/linux-oracle-jre18 still can be used to connect iLO.

You just need to download the .jnlp file from https://<ilo_ip> and run
"[env LANG=en_US.UTF-8] javaws *.jnlp".

2017-10-21 18:53 GMT+08:00 Per olof Ljungmark <peo at>:
> Quoting Julien Cigar <julien at>:
>> Hello,
>> I used to access the iLO virtual consoles of my HP servers through the
>> web interface and the JVM plugin.. Now that JVM is slowly dying and
>> unsupported by latest Firefox release I'm wondering how to access the
>> Virtual Serial Console through SSH ..?
>> After $> ssh I'm issuing:
>> </>hpiLO-> textcons
>> but I'm getting a: "Monitor is in graphics mode or an unsupported text
>> mode." (I guess it's some sort of incompatibility with vt..)
>> I also tried:
>> </>hpiLO-> VSP
>> Virtual Serial Port Active: COM1
>> Starting virtual serial port.
>> Press 'ESC (' to return to the CLI Session.
>> .. and then it freezes..
> Are you sure COM1 is appropriate? All I have seen is on COM2, I think the
> Proliant's are shipped with that port as the standard virtual.  //per
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