B.2. Integrated Lights-Out (iLO)

iLO from Hewlett-Packard is an interface that provides out-of-band remote management features including power management and server monitoring.
pm_type
Set this option to pxe_ilo.
pm_user, pm_password
The iLO username and password.
pm_addr
The IP address of the iLO interface.

Additional Notes

  • Edit the /etc/ironic/ironic.conf file and add pxe_ilo to the enabled_drivers option to enable this driver.
  • The director also requires an additional set of utilities for iLo. Install the python-proliantutils package and restart the openstack-ironic-conductor service:
    $ sudo yum install python-proliantutils
    $ sudo systemctl restart openstack-ironic-conductor.service
    
  • HP nodes must a 2015 firmware version for successful introspection. The director has been successfully tested with nodes using firmware version 1.85 (May 13 2015).
  • Using a shared iLO port is not supported.