iLO Amplifier Pack
iLO Amplifier Pack (Integrated Lights-Out) is an at-scale inventory and update management tool which enables customers with large Gen8, Gen9 and Gen10 Hewlett Packard Enterprise server deployments to get rapid up-to-date inventory and automate firmware and driver updates. It also assists in manual and automated recovery of systems with corrupt firmware. It scales to thousands of servers reducing personnel and downtime and eliminates the need to create and manage customized scripts. It has an integrated discovery engine that identifies components that need to be updated on servers and takes care of inter-dependency issues. It also functions as an on-premise aggregator for HPE InfoSight for servers, collecting and securely transmitting data from the servers being monitored. It is currently available as a VMware ESXi, Microsoft Hyper-V and KVM appliance. Current version of iLO Amplifier Pack available for download is v1.70.
- Hotfix alerts recommended by InfoSight are now also made available in iLO Amplifier Pack and can be further configured using email/IFTTT.
- Users can now opt-in to send anonymous product usage data to help improve the product experience.
- iLO Amplifier Pack binaries can now be downloaded directly from the HPE Software Center using HPE Passport credentials without the need for an activation key.
- HPE Hardware Support Manager (HSM) plug-in for VMware vSphere Lifecycle Manager to enable update of server firmware and drivers in the same maintenance window as the ESXi server operating system
- Support for Gen10 Plus servers and the following iLO 5 based Edgeline and Moonshot server blades - HPE ProLiant m750 Server Blade and HPE ProLiant e910 Server Blade
Brings the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning of HPE InfoSight to Servers
iLO Amplifier Pack (Integrated Lights-Out) serves as the on-premise aggregator for HPE InfoSight for servers, collecting and securely transmitting all server health, performance and configuration data to HPE that is leveraged to enable consolidated global views and predictive data analytics.
Enables customers to opt-in to send the IP address and hostname of each server and schedule the daily transmission of Active Health System (AHS) data to HPE InfoSight.
Displays hotfix recommendations from InfoSight that users can choose to act upon or further configure using email/IFTTT.
Support for HPE ProLiant servers, HPE BladeSystem servers, HPE Synergy compute modules, HPE Apollo systems (Gen10, Gen9, and Gen8 servers with iLO 5 and iLO 4) and certain iLO 5 based Edgeline and Moonshot server blades.
Easily and Rapidly Inventory Servers
Enables customers with large server deployments to get rapid up-to-date inventory and automate firmware and driver updates.
Rapidly discovers and completes basic inventory of thousands of Gen10, Gen9 and Gen8 HPE servers in minutes using HPE iLO Federation.
Supports a range of iLO IP addresses to discover and inventory servers if HPE iLO Federation is disabled or not used.
Offers detailed hardware, firmware inventory and iLO license reports for viewing and downloading for further analysis.
Hassle Free Server Updates At Scale
Supports both online and offline mode for firmware and driver updates. Update multiple servers in a single task while iLO Amplifier Pack takes care of batching these updates sequentially.
Enables update of server firmware and drivers in the same maintenance window as the ESXi server operating system through the HPE Hardware Support Manager (HSM) plug-in for VMware vSphere Lifecycle Manager
Provides user configurable alerts in user interface or via email and if this then that (IFTTT) on task status and errors.
Combined with the SPP and Maintenance Service Bundles (MSB), Hewlett Packard Enterprise delivers a complete solution for keeping servers up and running with the most current firmware and driver updates.
Allows iLO Amplifier Pack to automatically download the updated package and update the appliance when a new version is available or download the update package in the background and allow the user to manually update.